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Regaining your identity

In my last post, losing your identity, I pointed out an annoying problem with the Sparkle update framework, in that if you lose your private key you can no longer post any updates. Using code signing identities would offer a get-out, in addition to reducing the complexity associated with releasing a build. You do already […]

Losing your identity

Developers make use of cryptographic signatures in multiple places in the software lifecycle. No iPad or iPhone application may be distributed without having been signed by the developer. Mac developers who sign their applications get to annoy their customers much less when they ship updates, and indeed the Sparkle framework allows developers to sign the […]

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