[PD-dev] Mac Os now requiring Apple signatures on all SW !?

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Sat May 11 01:12:18 CEST 2013

That  sounds sensible... sounds like I can probably do nothing for now (but
I'm worried they're going to progressively lock things down harder in the
future... this isn't going in a good direction!)


> Again, that adds credibility to a system that adds little more than a pain for
> users, and it distracts everyone other than bureaucrats.  Most users just want to
> download and run your software.
> If a school sysadmin wants to misunderstand security and force instructors to
> go through the hoops, then the school or, at worst, the instructor should pay you
> to jump through the hoops and get a signing key.  The end user shouldn't even be
> aware of any of this, other than maybe seeing a link to the _trivial_ workaround
> katja mentioned next to the version you currently have available.
> -Jonathan

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