[racket] require url?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sat Apr 9 09:55:33 EDT 2011

5 hours ago, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
> Eli Barzilay wrote at 04/09/2011 12:12 AM:
> > There is a good solution for this that I recently saw -- the way that
> > chrome extensions are distributed.  The summary of what I understand
> > from it is: an extension is a zip file with a prefix holding two
> > things -- a public key for the extension, and a signature for the zip
> > file that was done using the private key.
> Isn't this just old-fashioned code signing.  I think people talked about 
> it for PLaneT multiple times in the past, before Chrome existed.  Or am 
> I misunderstanding?

I don't know wearher it's old-fashioned or not, butthe thing thatI've
never seen before is using a single key per package and trusting itfor
further updates -- which is very different from the usual key per
person that requires trusting the channel you're getting it through.

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