Proposed death of verifycancels

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Tue Jun 13 21:41:21 UTC 2000


Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> writes:

> Turn that around... the existing code does not catch any valid cancels,
> but it does catch some poor forgeries. So... does some good, does no
> harm.

It prevents people from cancelling some of their own messages, if they
send the cancel from a different cluster machine.  It's also in violation
of the current USEFOR draft, I believe.

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>



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