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From Albin Stigö <>
Subject Cryptograhically signed docs...
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:53:39 GMT

Did anyone experiment with cryptographically signing docs as a method
of "authentication"..? I was thinking something along these lines:
Instead of using name/password login all posted docs must be signed
with a private key. The server has a list of the public keys that are
allowed to post. If the signature is not correct the validation
function rejects the new/updated doc.

I think this scheme could have many interesting use cases... It might
also be a way of maintaining "ownership" across replication.

Did anyone try this?


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