--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
, mathew <meta404@...> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 12:33, Douglas Crockford <douglas@...>wrote:
> > Nor should it be confused with security or safety. A signature does not
> > turn dangerous code into safe code. The problem here isn't authenticity, it
> > is misuse of power.
> So you're saying we shouldn't trust you not to misuse your power?
No, I am saying that trust is important, and that a signature is not a substitute for trust. It can in some cases stand as a token of trust. But a signature cannot by itself make a program trustworthy.