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Re: Mass bug filing: Cryptographic protection against modification

On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 08:45:24AM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:

> * Matt Zimmerman:
> > What the hell are you talking about?
> The self-signatures on the public keys which are shipped as part of
> apt prevent modification of the user IDs.

Not to give you any ideas, but you might as well claim that every compressed
file is a problem because it has a checksum which "prevents modification".

 - mdz

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