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Auto-update (was: Re: SSl challenge - it was fun!)
Sorry if I stuff up; I'm trying for PGP-signed and the PGP is on
a different machine...
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Hello Mark <[email protected]>
and [email protected] (Sherry Mayo)
and [email protected]
...[asking for an auto-update]...
> I would be extremely wary of this as accepting code written by someone else to
> automatically run on your machine is bad.
I wouldn't say "bad".
I'd say "you need to know what you are doing".
> If they do
> not have the expertise, they will hear of it soon enough when others scan the
> offered code.
Perhaps there should be a mechanism whereby code offered would be
signed by various parites. When sufficient signatures have collected,
auto-update can proceed.
Yes, no, maybe?
If you want an answer, please mail to <[email protected]>.
On sweeney, I may delete without reading!
PGP 463A14D5 (but it's at home so it'll take a day or two)
PGP EF0607F9 (but it's at uni so don't rely on it too much)
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