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Posted Jun 25, 2012 3:45 UTC (Mon) by jspaleta (subscriber, #50639)
And if I'm willing to give them the benefit of the doubt, then certainly everyone else here should be able to as well... just this once.
And besides... their early support of grub2 upstream is a bright spot in their upstream contribution story. It's difficult to envision a new political/strategic consideration (other than the stated discomfort with the licensing associated with crypto keys) which would make dropping grub2 look like a good strategic move now and not 6 months ago...well at least to me.
There is probably enough uncertainly in how to proceed with signed grub2 binaries that a clean public statement from the copyright holder on grub2 (the FSF) about how a signed grub2 scheme should be implemented as a best practices approach to compliance would be welcome by pretty much everyone compiling grub2 binaries for distribution.
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