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Re: [ft-devel] Digital signatures

From: David Somers
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] Digital signatures
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 16:52:40 +0200
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On Tuesday 04 October 2005 08:40, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> > It also means having a non-MS signing tool. Has anyone actually
> > managed to independently verify or sign a font. I've tried and
> > failed at the most fundamental level of trying to get my md5 hash of
> > a font agree with MSs.
> IIRC, there was something into this direction on the opentype mailing
> list.

Yes, there was a long discussion on the OpenType list about this (and it was 
more to do with whether signing fonts provided any benefit - apart from 
providing extra revenue to Verisign to get the necessary signing 

If I get some spare time, one of the things on my TODO list was to try to 
write a proglet to verify the signature in a OTF.

Greeings cold and overcast from Luxembourg,

David Somers
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