Re: Volume on -devel
Josip Rodin <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 1999 at 11:02:28AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > All maintainer mails should be auto-approved by a bot by checking PGP
> > signatures
> You want all maintainer-sent mail to -devel to be PGP signed?
> I oppose to that - it'd make my postings to the list most inconvenient
> for me (setting up, delayed execution etc), plus that I don't feel
> the urge to digitally sign everything, with non-free piece of software.
There are several fundamental problems with that idea:
1. PGP or even encryption is not legal everywhere.
2. I'm already annoyed enough to have to download PGP signatures from
people that say nothing more than "ditto". Why PGP-sign
3. The idea of requiring developers to use non-free software to
express their opinions is an outright assault on what we stand