Re: Deskbar Applet, NewStuffManager, 2.16, Installing New Plug-Ins, AutoUpdate, etc.

On 8/2/06, Nigel Tao <nigel tao gnome gmail com> wrote:
Also, there's the people-security issues of who has access (or how do
they get access) to the keys (and is that access revokable, and what
happens if somebody crucial gets hit by a bus), and what the final
master list URL is (which, as Shaun correctly mentions is part of the
API, just like the new D-Bus interface org.gnome.NewStuffManager), how
is this list hosted, and how is it updated.

You sign things with your own key and the server has a list of keys it
accepts things from. it removes your signature and signs your file
with it's own key. Afaik this is how Debian and etc manage package

Travis Watkins

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