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Re: Multi-person sponsorship

On Tuesday 17 February 2004 19.52, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > Having a new-maintainer keyring, to which keys could get added by any
> > AM after it has been verified, and checking the signature on the dsc
> > files against it sounds good to. And the keyring would be usefull for
> > other purposes too.
> Why not just check if the key is signed by a key in the debian keyring?
> This could be done completely automatically.

There are many people who got a signature by a DD's key who are not applying 
for DDship, probably never will, and who probably should not be able to 
upload to your queue. Getting a signature is just a confirmation of identity, 
after all.

-- vbi

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