[vlc-devel] Legality of App Signing binaries...

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Wed Jan 11 08:51:41 CET 2012

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 07:40:19PM -0500, Rafaël Carré wrote :
> Le 2012-01-10 18:05, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
> > It happens that I can get access to a Certificate for Binaries signing
> > for Win32 executables...
> > 
> > Does anyone has some good information about the legality of this,
> > regarding the GPLv2 compat?
> Which features does this bring?

It changes the red dialog to a yellow / a green dialog.

> If it only changes the "do you agree to run this unsigned binary" into
> "do you agree to run this signed binary" I guess it's OK.

Yep. This is signing the installer, not the binary, sorry for the

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Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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