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Re: Plans to add signing ?

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2003-12-10 19:18:12 CET

--On Wednesday, December 10, 2003 12:40:45 -0500 Philippe Lavoie
<philippe.lavoie@cactus.ca> wrote:

> I was re-reading an old article
> (http://news.com.com/2100-7344-5117271.html?tag=nefd_hed)

Uh, it came out yesterday. And, spot the SVN developer in that article. =)

> developers to digitally sign any code they submit, and they plan to
> introduce additional features to freely available source-code maintenance
> systems--the best known being the Concurrent Versions System, or CVS--to
> check developers' digital signatures before accepting changes

I think adding digital signatures to CVS is going to be ridiculously hard.
I don't see any easy way to do this. At least with Subversion, there's an
easy way to maintain metadata consistently. *shrug* -- justin

P.S. No, I hadn't heard Eben's comment before. Oh, well...

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