[LAU] [LAD] Some new things to play with

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Tue Oct 12 21:11:18 UTC 2010

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 04:49:59PM -0400, drew Roberts wrote:

> Does the software world need a better way to handle this reputation issue? 
> (The rest of the world in general as well perhaps?) Is there any way to build 
> a signed binary where this can be checked from within the binary itself? 
> Perhaps stick the signature at the end of the binary and have the signing 
> routine check all but the area that holds the signature? (Not well thought 
> out, just an off the cuff idea.)

Nothing new is needed. Except maybe a more widespread awareness
that if the free software world is turned into the Far West it's
not going to last.



There are three of them, and Alleline.

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