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Re: Recompilation of ALL Debian packages ...

also sprach Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> [2006.09.02.0912 +0200]:
> Feh, I think that's a cop-out.  It's not that hard to explain, or
> that hard to understand, and I've worked with plenty of executives
> who can understand that concept just fine when explained in terms
> that they're familiar with.

So have I. You're welcome to try these two clients of mine! :)
(and they are huge clients as well as potential sponsors)

> Besides, one of the major reasons why I work on free software
> projects like Debian is precisely because I have no intention of
> considering the opinions of those ignorant of the issues involved
> when determining questions of technical policy.

The technicians at the place think the same. It's them and I against
the executives. I like free software because people help each other
readily. So that's my job: to help them, because they are sick and
tired of using Suse.

And yes, I still think there's a difference between the two
scnearios: a clean source, 11 clean binaries, but one trojaned one
against an unclean source and 12 unclean binaries. As someone else
said, post-mortem it'll be *much* easier to deal with the latter.

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