[PD-dev] Mac Os now requiring Apple signatures on all SW !?
jancsika at yahoo.com
Sat May 11 01:21:40 CEST 2013
----- Original Message -----
> From: Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu>
> To: Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>
> Cc: "pd-dev at iem.at" <pd-dev at iem.at>
> Sent: Friday, May 10, 2013 7:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [PD-dev] Mac Os now requiring Apple signatures on all SW !?
>T hat 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
> future... this isn't going in a good direction!)
Well, if they decide to remove the easy workaround that would be a big
enough change that we'll likely hear news from FSF and others.
>> Again, that adds credibility to a system that adds little more than a pain
>> 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
>> 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_
>> katja mentioned next to the version you currently have available.
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