[Sks-devel] stripping GD sigs (was: Re: clean sigs)

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Mon Sep 12 04:31:26 CEST 2005

On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 03:00:31PM +0200, Johan Wevers wrote:
> David Shaw wrote:
> >Known by *you*.  I rather think the GD is a good signer, for what it
> >is.
> I think both of you need to make a difference between a bad signer that
> signs keys without doing sufficient checking, and a signer that spams
> signatures in quantities that could become a DOS attack. The GD falls
> in the second category, not in the first.

No, actually it doesn't.  The GD doesn't distribute signatures in
bulk.  In fact, you have to fetch each new signature manually.


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