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Re: HashKnownHosts

On Sat, Jul 02, 2005 at 03:05:47PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Marco d'Itri:
> > What is the rationale for changing the default setting?
> Reducing wormability.  I think it's a pretty clever change.

Some of us actually do care what is listed in that file, and edit it
from time to time. Hashing those names makes that much harder -- and
relying on other people's security to increase your own isn't pretty
clever, actually.

The amount of time between slipping on the peel and landing on the
pavement is precisely one bananosecond

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