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Re: reposurgeon now writes Subversion repositories

From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2012 01:40:18 -0500

Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>:
> Haven't a few projects decided to require PGP-signed revisions instead?

Monotone tried an approach in which every revision is cryptosigned.
It pretty much sank, and for a surprising reason. According to what the
author told me back in 2010 (I think), the computational cost of full
crypto hash chaining is so high that users reject it.

		Eric S. Raymond
Received on 2012-12-01 07:40:56 CET

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