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From: Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@o...>
Subject: Re: Signatures (was: Reverse-Engineering Bytecode)
On Fri, 9 Jun 2000, Thorsten Ohl wrote:

> > I don't see a benefit in having an OCaml module encryption system.
> 
> But a cryptographic O'Caml module _signature_ system could be useful
> for checking the integrity of applications.  I always distribute my
> work as source, but it would be useful if there was a way to check
> that the sources have not been modified if someone sends in a bug
> report.
> 
> Even better would be a fixed point condition that would allow to print
> a warning message: ``The sources have been modified, you can do
> anything you want, but don't blame me or the results.''

 But it don't need a core support from OCaml - you just can use MD5 checksum
or something like this....

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   V.S.Lugovsky aka Mauhuur (http://ontil.ihep.su/~vsl) (UIN=45482254)