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Re: Good communication with upstream is good idea

On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 05:53:28PM -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:

> >That requires LP to know who is or isn't a DD.  Currently it has no such
> >knowledge, and I think it would require a fair amount of discussion to
> >decide how best to get such information, with a none-too-elegant outcome
> >(special-casing Debian out of all the projects in the world that Launchpad
> >seeks to interface with), which is why I didn't suggest this.

> Since Debian is (mostly) upstream for Ubuntu and we already implicitly trust code uploaded by 
> DDs and DMs, Debian is a special case.

Practically speaking, though, this doesn't require LP to know *who* has
upload rights in Debian; it only requires trusting the Debian archive key
used to sign the repo that's being pulled from.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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