[Pkg-games-devel] Re: Debian Games Team
joeyh at debian.org
Mon Jan 16 20:29:55 UTC 2006
Bas Wijnen wrote:
> Of course it isn't needed, but I think it would be useful anyway. Not for
> signing packages into the archive, but for using gpg for e-mail communication.
> Assuming I am a user of a package, and I want to communicate with "the
> maintainers of package P", it's nice to be able to encrypt my messages to a
> known key, and send it to a list. That list must then decrypt it and encrypt
> it with all the list member's addresses before sending it to them.
> What this key would do is allow people to send encrypted e-mail without having
> to find out who currently are the developers and getting all their keys.
> Assuming encrypted e-mail is a good thing, such a key would be a good thing as
Hmm, I doubt it's more than once a year that I ever get encrypted mail
from a debian user, and I maintain stuff like grepmail that can operate
on confidential mailboxes and have sometimes needed to ask for private
mailboxes to be mailed to me. I can't imagine this is likely to come up
in the context of maintaining games.
see shy jo
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