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Re: Mass bug filing: Cryptographic protection against modification

I wrote:
> But why would a manufacturer ship such a thing?  It doesn't protect his
> secrets because he is shipping source, so what is the point?

Nathanael Nerode writes:
> For use in systems which are certified in various ways, to guarantee that
> only certified software can be running on the hardware.

That is impossible.  I can always hack the hardware.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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