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Re: Code trust by reverse authentication

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Code trust by reverse authentication
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 05:06:29 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.19 (2009-01-05)


On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 11:23:34AM +0200, Carl Fredrik Hammar wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 12:05:26AM +0200, olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 07:07:35PM +0200, Carl Fredrik Hammar wrote:

> > > Another interesting possibility would be to let the code modules
> > > be translators themselves.  It would be kind of nice keeping it
> > > all the needed functionality in a single file.  Though I'm not
> > > sure how it would be implemented.  On the flip side it would mean
> > > that code would be shared through a trivfs-like library, instead
> > > of in a separate program which is usually prettier.
> > 
> > No idea what you mean...
> Instead of proxying a normal .so file, the translator would allow the
> client to load parts of the translator's own binary, which would
> implement a mobile object.
> As I said, this would be cool in some ways, but also weird.  :-)

This was my *original* idea -- but then I found your suggestion to have
an explicit .so that can be used both by the sender and the receiver, to
be more elegant...


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