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Re: Having your key signed

Thanks Elena. I was actually thinking of asking on
debian-devel-italian. I am in Milan area. I see there are a few DDs
here, but Como could be good too ;-)

But first I must generate the key. Holidays are coming for me too, so
this might take some time.


2018-07-05 11:54 GMT+02:00 Elena ``of Valhalla'' Grandi
> Going a bit OT from the packaging of Galois
> On 2018-07-04 at 21:01:35 +0200, Markus Koschany wrote:
>> > - The package isn't signed; I haven't yet generated a GPG key and had
>> > it signed by Debian Developers. Is that something that I should do
>> > before posting the package, or can I do it later (of course before the
>> > actual upload to Debian)?
>> You need a GPG key for uploading to mentors but it doesn't have to be
>> signed. Your sponsor (Debian developer) will sign the package later and
>> upload it to the archive.
> While you don't need to have your key signed to start contributing, it
> will be needed in case you'll want to apply for DM (and or DD).
> Depending on where you are in the world getting signatures on your key
> can be pretty easy (most of Europe) or it can take some time and effort
> to find and meet people, so I'd recommend starting to think about it
> soon.
> You can find DDs who are willing to sign keys on
> https://wiki.debian.org/Keysigning/Offers ; if there is nobody in your
> area, I'd strongly recommend to add yourself to
> https://wiki.debian.org/Keysigning/Need : now that many DDs are going on
> holidays some of them may check that page if they visit places where
> nobody is usually available.
> --
> Elena ``of Valhalla''

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