[Bf-committers] Preparing Blender for GateKeeper

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 00:06:18 CEST 2012

> I guess what I am trying to say is that I would love to see a nice
> secure approach to software in general, but if you are going to take
> security seriously and get into certificates and digital signatures
> etc., then it should be done right from the start by getting someone
> well trusted to do the signing, and only on a fresh (format + install
> + updates) and secured (not connected to internet 24/7, restrictive
> firewall, strong passwords, etc.) install of the OS of the target
> platform. Otherwise the signing is about as (in)effective as a self
> signed cert, created and used on a machine that you use for general
> internet usage and letting random house guests browse the internet
> with. :)
> So, if you are going to do it, be sure to do it right! (tm) :)
> troubled

This is totally not my area but Blender Foundation does have a budget
and it seems that 100 per year or one time is not that much money.
Perhaps they should just pay the 100 and do it themselves.
Douglas E Knapp

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