> He implied that in this scenario, you are only going to "trust"
> about fifteen major software vendors (about as much as you trust them
> today to produce applications that don't crash Windows, at least not
> too much ;) and that this will put any little software author
> completely out of business, because the general public won't trust
> their OLE "applets."
Ah yes, this was what I was getting at in my question about what Microsoft
meant by "non-forgeable signatures".
It's sad how often my cynicism about Microsoft is rewarded.
From: Dave Dittrich <dittrich @