Re: Package authentication proposal
Stephen Early writes:
> All we can do over it is send certificates for signature, and
> receive back signed certificates.
Ahh... Something slightly less advanced than Xmodem. I like it ;)
> In practical terms, an extremely low-spec machine can be used as the
> trusted one. A 4Mb 386 should be perfectly adequate.
Ohter than the obvious problem of finding tools, it sounds like an XT
would work. I've got a couple here that I'd be willing to donate one of ;)
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