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Re: Keysigning via Video Conferencing

On Jun 23 2016, Lars Wirzenius <liw@liw.fi> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 12:52:35PM -0700, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
>> On Jun 23 2016, Lars Wirzenius <liw@liw.fi> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 09:23:07AM -0700, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
>> >> As I said in my other email, I am wondering if the extra burden is worth
>> >> the gain in security.
>> >
>> > Is there an extra burden? Seems to me that it'd happen naturally if
>> > you contribute to Debian and as part of that interact with other
>> > Debian people.
>> No. At least my interactions with other Debian contributors have
>> exclusively been online - with the exception of brief meetings for key
>> signing purposes.
> Why do you bring up in-person meetings all the time?

Well, you can include videoconferencing on that list as well.

> I never suggested they're necessary.

Maybe you have not, but I was replying to Gunnar who said that:

| My personal guideline is that I will sign your key if and only if I
| see your face and can think of your name, and the opposite way
| around.

..and none of my interactions with debian developers involved me seing
their face.


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