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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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