Re: I've got a new job; will move to nicer quarters shortly. (Was: I'm not quitting that easy.)
> Hamish> You don't have to put my key in the ring if you don't want to.
> Hamish> Wait Karl, Karl, Karl. Your new key would have been accepted if
> Hamish> you simply got it signed the proper way. Instead, you proposed
> Hamish> lots of insecure haphazard schemes to prove who you were to get
> Hamish> your key signed the wrong way. No one signed it, so your key is
> Hamish> not on the ring.
> Nicolás> Is it being signed a prerequisite for a key to be in the
> Nicolás> ring? That can't be true...
> I don't think so... we should review the procedure on the web sites
> again. There is much to read about this sort of thing, and I must
> take some time to study the topic a little. I hope there is a good
> list of pointers on the Debian site leading to some reading material.
> The main thing is to verify my identity. The few Debian people I've
> met should be able to itentify the man in the photo sitting in my
> directory on people.debian.org. From there we have to establish that
> I really am the man in that photo, whom they have met. For all you
> know, I'm some yeehaw with Karl Hegbloom's photograph, he's off ski
> bumming in Vail or someplace really neato, and I'm trying to get a
> way into Debian so I can sabotage it and yell "I told you so; Debian
> Sux!" all over my 2 page glossy AcNe LiNuS adrag-vertisements.
> I think the best thing to do is just keep my key out of the ring
> until more of us have met one another.
The thing is... a signature is not needed to have the key in the ring.
Nobody wants to sign your key.. so what? You can still be a maintainer.. why
are you creating all this big issue?