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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Common merge request format

From: Aaron Bentley
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Common merge request format
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 16:41:03 -0400
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Robin Green wrote:
In a coding
context I think trust is gained through submitting lots of good code -
not through having a key with a strong signature path between the submitter
and the recipient.

What would happen if were compromised? It could insert false signatures, which you'd gradually grow to trust.* Then the cracker sends you a signed merge request with a trojan. What are you likely to do?

* but only you, not the actual sender would get the falsified version.
Aaron Bentley
Director of Technology
Panometrics, Inc.

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