Re: [Debconf-discuss] list of valid documents for KSPs
Scripsit Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com>
> Nothing that a general software developer can do to check an
> ID is proof against a determined individual, we all assume that there
> is a gentleman's agreement in place that such an attack is not
If you _really_ believed that you could depend on people keeping any
gentleman's agreement, the whole charade of holding a KSP would be
The only reason to hold a KSP is that one _does not_ believe that
people are capable of keeping gentlemen's agreements.
And you calling me and others naive for pointing out this obvious fact
is not going to change it.
> good faith would have been to present the official ID and extend
> the web of trust.
A security mechanism that only works in the non-presense of fraudsters
is no security mechanism at all.
Henning Makholm "I can get fat! I can sing!"