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[jslint] Re: ANN: JSLint Reporter (Node.js wrapper) (UNCLASSIFIED)

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  • Douglas Crockford
    ... 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
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 3, 2011
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      --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, 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.
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