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Re: 'trust' discussions

Steve Bellovin writes:
> Folks, we've been getting rather far afield from the topic of the
> spki list.  We're supposed to be designing a specific protocol here.
> While occasional digressions about the "meaning" of what we're doing
> are fine, of late such discussions have overwhelmingly dominated the
> content of the list.

I strongly concur. I feel somewhat bad about posting a message on the
topic myself.

This is an engineering group, and I believe we've hashed the
philosophy to death. Either we ship a working standard or we disband
-- the philosophy is for people to write papers on. I'm sure they'll
be fascinating, but this isn't the place for them.