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Old 2020-06-15, 22:41   #9
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"Chris Halsall"
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Originally Posted by retina View Post
Make it a zip file. Then the zip file gets the alternate stream identifying the Internet origin. So now the user can extract the exe locally and run it without any warnings.
Thanks for this suggestion, and for the counsel given by dleclair via PM.

Originally Posted by retina View Post
BTW: I love that MS is extorting everyone into paying for a cert.
Yeah, it's frustrating how expensive a bit of math can be. Again, I understand the reasoning, but come on! How much does it really cost to do a background check, anyway?

Just to share, I had forgotten what a pain-in-the-ass string parsing is in C. What was trivial to do in the Perl prototype is convoluted (to be polite) to implement in C...
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