On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 04:54:20PM +0100, Mathieu Roy wrote: > Andreas Metzler <email@example.com> wrote: > > Signing mails is work. > > Then you clearly use broken tools. I'm sorry but with all the mailers > I know, signing a mail is just clicking on a button or typing a > shortcut, and then typing the passphrase. I hope for your sake that your passphrase is not just a single-letter thingy. If it is, thanks for providing me with some inside information to work on my web of trust; if it isn't, well, the most work in signing *anything* is exactly in typing the passphrase. My gpg passphrase is significantly longer than my 8-letter logon password; entering that when sending a mail is what I call "work", even with the 60-second timeout mutt gives me when signing a mail (since usually, it takes me more than that time to prepare the mail. > > I am not short sighted either, which is why I have not said "we may > > not force signing ever in a gazilllion years because *currently* the > > benefit is minimal" but "...not force signing *now* because > > *currently*...". > > > > Fix the problem once it exist. > > It already happened that a bug report was closed by a spam. *newsflash* It's happened multiple times, not just once. Once a bugreport has been closed (with the -close address) and reopened, there's a -close address on the web ready for harvesters; that's when spam closes bugs. -- Wouter Verhelst Debian GNU/Linux -- http://www.debian.org Nederlandstalige Linux-documentatie -- http://nl.linux.org "Stop breathing down my neck." "My breathing is merely a simulation." "So is my neck, stop it anyway!" -- Voyager's EMH versus the Prometheus' EMH, stardate 51462.
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