[Python-ideas] [Python-Dev] Proposal : Python Trusted Computing API

Mathias Panzenböck grosser.meister.morti at gmx.net
Wed Oct 21 01:42:30 CEST 2009

On 10/20/2009 09:31 AM, Ben Finney wrote:
> geremy condra <debatem1 at gmail.com> writes:
>> If you were suggesting adding a crypto API to python, I'd be all
>> for it- but you're suggesting adding the ability to have Python
>> software vendors remotely cripple the code on your machine.
>> I just can't get behind that, and while you're sure to hear wildly
>> divergent opinions on this board, I suspect that mine will not
>> be an uncommon sentiment.
> Agreed. Though I don't draw much water here, being a Python user rather
> than a core developer, I totally agree that technologies to subvert an
> owner's control over the behaviour of their own machine are anathema to
> a free culture. Such technologies are to be resisted, and they shall not
> get a jot of my support in any form if I can help it.

Exactly what I wanted to say.


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