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Re: Some interesting mails read in the last week or two .

at bottom :-

On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 6:16 AM, Jaseem Abid <jaseemabid@gmail.com> wrote:
> I remember having a talk with Praveen while we were packaging gems for
> Debian -  where he mentioned that often system administrators install
> packages only from official repos and not with gems, pip etc. Since anybody
> can run a PPA, how do we deal with the trust/authenticity issue? How is it
> being done already?

They are/were studying something called WebID, see this thread. There
are also few other alternatives which are/were also discussed on the
parent thread as well.


Also the Debian Archives seem to be different than the Ubuntu PPA's
pretty significantly .
          Shirish Agarwal  शिरीष अग्रवाल
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