Re: [New maintainer] Working for Debian and becoming a registere
On Thu, Aug 05, 1999 at 01:24:11PM +0000, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> How about if x amount of signatures on your key where x could be something
> like 10 qualified you to be on the new-maintainer team? The more your key
> has been signed, the more the Debian community trusts you right?
No. Not right. If I sign your key, it DOES NOT mean I trust YOU, it
just means that I trust that you are who you say you are. It says
nothing about what I think of your character.
All you have to do to get a bunch of signatures is meet lots of
developers in person and show them your ID (roughly).
> You could also stipulate that some or all signatures have to be from
> developers in good standing for over a year, holders of Debian
> offices etc. etc.
This is more useful.
Michael Stenner Office Phone: 919-660-2513
Duke University, Dept. of Physics email@example.com
Box 90305, Durham N.C. 27708-0305