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From: desultory <desultory@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o, "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] pre-GLEP: Gentoo OpenPGP web of trust
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2019 06:00:32
Message-Id: b23f9349-a82b-1606-81e2-e41cfaa6676d@gentoo.org
On 02/01/19 01:57, Michał Górny wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-01-31 at 09:21 -0500, Brian Evans wrote: >> On 1/31/2019 8:56 AM, Michał Górny wrote: >> >>> >>> Signature requirements >>> ---------------------- >>> >>> As a final goal of this GLEP, each Gentoo developer will be required >>> to have at least one signature from another Gentoo developer or from >>> member of one of the partner communities present on their >>> ``@gentoo.org`` UID. >> >> -1 >> >> I won't be able to accomplish this as I do not travel and have no >> opportunities to meet with others. Plus, it's just downright awkward. >> I'm sure there are other devs in this same situation. >> > > The most commonly proposed alternative is identity verification via > video chat. Would that also be unachievable for you? > > It would be really nice to get some measure on how many people *really* > can't do it, rather than how many will oppose for the sake of opposing. > It is funny how many of the people complaining today would actually > quickly get the needed signature if this was required from the start. >
I, for one, am a member of both sets: I neither reasonably could nor would I if I reasonably could. In context [GLEP76], the proposed policy is, by all appearances, pointless make work for the sake of buzzword bingo. [GLEP76] https://www.gentoo.org/glep/glep-0076.html