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Re: ITP: debian-backports-keyring -- GnuPG archive key of the backports.org repository

* Francesco Poli 

| On Sun, 22 Jun 2008 12:54:09 -0600 Wesley J. Landaker wrote:
| [...]
| > Actually, how are debian-keyring and debian-archive-keyring free-software, 
| > anyway? Do I get source code for the all GPG keys they contain?
| The most widely accepted definition of source code is the one found in
| the GNU GPL: the preferred form for making modifications to the work.
| If you modify a GPG public key, you obtain something that no longer
| corresponds to the original private key (obviously).

No, the most common modification done to a GPG public key is adding a
signature to it in which case it still corresponds to the original
private key.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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