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Re: key sign



On Wed, Jun 27, 2007 at 01:04:30PM -0300, Guilherme de S. Pastore wrote:
> Em Qua, 2007-06-27 às 19:28 +0330, Amin Shali escreveu:
> > Hi :)
> > Can anyone please sign my key? 
> 
> No.
> 
> Quoting http://www.debian.org/events/keysigning:
> 
> "You should never sign a key for somebody else you haven't met
> personally. Signing a key based on anything other than first-hand
> knowledge destroys the utility of the Web of Trust. If ones friend
> presents other developers with your ID card and your fingerprint, but
> you are not there to verify that the fingerprint belongs to you, what do
> other developers have to link the fingerprint to the ID? They have only
> the friend's word, and the other signatures on your key -- this is no
> better than if they signed your key just because other people have
> signed it!
Or more importantly, why do you want it signed? To become a new
maintainer or to become a debian maintainer (who is not part of debian)
who can have their packages uploaded to Debian? You man want to look
into mentors.debian.net or look into
http://www.debian.org/devel/join/newmaint ?
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