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Re: FEDORA net etiquette



On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 18:36 -0500, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 20:03:52 +0200,
>   Gilboa Davara <gilboad gmail com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 12:05 -0400, Chris Snook wrote:
> > > Joachim Backes wrote:
> > ...
> > > > My question: are there rules for the fedora email traffic saying: do not 
> > > > use signatures?
> > > 
> > > No.  Proper use of PKI (such as GPG signatures) is worth a few bytes.  Anyone 
> > > who desperately cares about this can choose to receive mail in daily digest 
> > > format, which saves far more in headers than would be consumed even if everyone 
> > > on the list used GPG.
> > > 
> > > -- Chris
> > > 
> > 
> > ... All nice and dandy, but it would have been nice if anyone would have
> > been able to give me -one- solid reason why he/she needs to sign his/her
> > messages - when they are being posted in a high-volume public ML. (Geek
> > factor not included)
> 
> Non-repudiation.

Yey. You managed to send a message that looks like it was sent by me.
I'm shocked.
... We are talking about Fedora-users, not CVS-traffic kernel org   

- Gilboa


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