*countable infinities only

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Fri Jun 1 15:11:33 UTC 2012

On Fri, 1 Jun 2012 12:21:36 +0200
Michael scherer <misc at zarb.org> wrote:

> On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 01:55:35PM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> > Once upon a time, Peter Jones <pjones at redhat.com> said:
> > > That's why we didn't simply ask vendors to ship our key.  That
> > > would be /less/ equitable to other distributions than the
> > > solution we're looking at right now.
> > 
> > Has any thought been given to setting up group between various Open
> > Source distributions (Linux, BSD) to be a Secure Boot signer (with
> > security-oriented rules about what gets signed, probably similar to
> > whatever Microsoft is using today) and then getting vendors to
> > include the master key along site Microsoft's?
> The last attempt to do something similar I can think of would be
> cacert. Afaik, they are still being audited to be added to Firefox,
> and i think they would be happy to explain all the issues they faced
> on that road.

Well, I'm a bit skeptical there, since they can't even license their ca
stuff such that Fedora can actually distribute it. ;( 


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