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Re: NM non-process



On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 10:28:15PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > Why does a non-DD need to find
> > a DD to sign and forward the mail to dda? Why cant he sign it himself
> > and post it to the list? The message has to be approved by the moderator
> > anyway.
> 
> Mail to debian-devel-announce is (usually[0]) approved or rejected by a
> script which checks signatures against the debian keyring, not by a
> human moderator.
> 
> [0] With samosa dead, I'm not sure what is currently happening
> 

Samosa is not used for signature checking, it's only used for checking
group membership. Murphy (lists.debian.org) has its own copy of the
keyring, which it uses to check signatures on the -announce lists.

Cheers,

Pasc

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