Re: Fwd: Re: cmsg cancel <business-basic/>


Chris Lewis (
Fri, 23 May 1997 15:58:55 -0400

On May 23, 12:03, Pamela Greene wrote:
} Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: cmsg cancel <business-basic/
} Larry Virden wrote:
} > I've noticed that some folk have been working on digitally signed
} > messages (I believe D. Lawrence, etc. for instance). I wonder if some
} > mechanism along that lines might be possible.
} Requiring PGP (or similar) signatures on newsgroup creation and
} removal messages is feasible. Since anyone can cancel his own
} article, it's difficult to require them on cancels. (This discussion
} is moving away from the topic of this list; it should probably move to
} an appropriate newsgroup.)

I've left it here, because this is specifically about FAQs.

Through the use of PGPMoose, you could PGP sign each article posted by
the FAQ autoposter engine, and use the PGPMoose servers to nuke bogus
copies. As for cancels, if I can determine how to figure out that
a cancel is bogus, I can get Dave the Resurrector to repost them.

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