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Why not? Complexity.

I'd argue this reduces complexity by standardization. Having one system that is used among many sites allows easier verification of potential security pitfalls in that.

Well yeah, its less complex once you've persuaded everyone to adopt and implement it. I'm talking about the adopt and implement stage.

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