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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
> It all depends on who holds the signing keys.
Given the key is programmable this doesn't seem to be an issue. If I am an organisation that cares, I can just program it. If I like to run tweaked versions of Grub I can ignore it.
But then we have this:
> Platform vendors are likely to use a key from UEFI as the PK, and distribute updated signature databases from the organization signed by that key.
This is the nub of the issue. Is it a published policy, or just a guess?
It could lead to a world of pain for platform vendors. It in all probability would end up meaning only the version of Windows shipped by the vendor would boot.
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