[IronPython] Authenticode Signing of Releases

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 07:32:53 PDT 2011


Yes, I believe they would - there was a brief discussion at PyCon, but
I haven't made a formal request yet.

- Jeff

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 8:12 AM, Vernon Cole <vernondcole at gmail.com> wrote:
> Resurrecting an old topic...
>
> I just noticed when I loaded a new machine with CPython 2.7, that it
> is signed by the Python Software Foundation.
>
> Do you not suppose that, if asked, they would also be willing to sign
> other implementations?
> --
> Vernon
>
> P.S.: I loaded IronPython 2.7 first!
>
>>> >> On 2/23/2011 10:58 AM, Jeff Hardy wrote:
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Older releases of IronPython were authenticode signed (by Microsoft),
>>> >>> but so far the community releases have not been. As best I can tell,
>>> >>> authenticode certificates are expensive (the cheapest are around
>>> >>> $100/year) - I've heard of deals for open source projects but can't
>>> >>> find anything by searching.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Is it even worth the hassle to get an authenticode cert for releases?
>>> >>> It adds a bit of extra polish to the installation, but I doubt many
>>> >>> people pay attention to that anyway.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> - Jeff
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