[cryptography] Let's go back to the beginning on this

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Thu Sep 15 04:42:43 EDT 2011


On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 6:40 AM, Kevin W. Wall <kevin.w.wall at gmail.com> wrote:
> So now we see we need (at least) something like:
>
>          trust<level, context>
>
> to model trust. Where before we just were (implicitly)
> using something like
>
>          trust<{T,F}, context>
>
> (which allowed us to model only complete trust or no trust), we
> find we now need something more like:
>
>          trust<[0,1], context>
>
> That is, we model level as a real number in the range 0 to 1,
> inclusive.

This sounds just like KeyMan, which I made ages ago.
http://keyman.aldigital.co.uk/.



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