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Verifying the integrity/lineage of a file

On 2018-09-04 16:13, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2018-09-01, Peter Pearson <pkpearson at nowhere.invalid> wrote:
>> Writing your own crypto software is fraught with peril, and that
>> includes using existing libraries.
> Writing your own crypto software isn't a problem, and it can be very
> educational.
> Just don't _use_ your own crypto software.
> Howerver, the set of people who write software without intending to
> use it is pretty small...

Apart from all the people writing specialist software that's not
relevant to their profession (seeing as they're programmers, not
whatever the target audience is) intending to sell it.