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Re: Second call for votes for the debian project leader election 2007



On Fri, 30 Mar 2007 07:10:53 +0200 (CEST), Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> said: 

> On Thu, 29 Mar 2007, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> ...  In order to type the letter "a", look on the keyboard (ask
>> someone ...

> Manoj, the answer you gave here does not fit the statistics you

        I have no idea what this means.  What does my answer have to
 do with the statistics posted?

> posted.  The statistics do show a problem and I'm a little bit

        Sure, we have a problem. Far too many people are using MUAs
 that seem incapable  of following standards. I fail to see what I can
 do to fix it, apart from telling people: USE STANDARDS COMPLIANT
 MAILERS.

        There. Satisfied?

        If you want to be pedantic about it, ballots need to be either:
 a) Mail messages compliant with RFC 2015 (issued in 1996), and
    updated by RFC 3156, or, if not using MIME,
 b) An unmangled RFC 2440 complaint OpenPGP message as the body

        How you do that is entirely up to you -- I would not presume
 to tell my peers how to send mail, after all. However, the following
 page, though outdated, does seem to be of interest:
        http://www.bretschneidernet.de/tips/secmua.html

> frustrated that you seem to make fun of it.

        Well, sorry, but I do find that it, umm,  tickles my funny
 bone to see in LWN, no less,  a tongue in cheek article about the
 difficulty people are having just sending singed email.  I promisre
 to try to be more sober in the future.

        manoj
-- 
Monogamy is the Western custom of one wife and hardly any
mistresses. H.H. Munro
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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