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SubjectRe: kernel.org status: establishing a PGP web of trust
On 10/02/2011 04:54 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Sunday, October 02, 2011, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>
> Hmm. That doesn't seem very practical if someone doesn't live close
> to any other core kernel developers.
>

You probably know enough people (including myself) that would be willing
to sign your key over the phone. That's part of giving yourself
sufficient time.

> What number of signatures on the key will be regarded as sufficient?
>
>> We can work out specific details at KS.
>
> Well, the KS is going to be busy time this year I suppose. :-)
> What about people who haven't been invited to the KS?

Well, KS is still a place where we can discuss these kinds of policies;
we can't be a perfect democracy and in fact have never even attempted to.

-hpa

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H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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