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Re: [hackathon] Keysigning

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 13:59:43 -0400

On 05/02/2011 01:51 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote on Mon, May 02, 2011 at 13:20:30 -0400:
>> On 04/27/2011 02:42 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>>> to add other keys if you want) to ^/subversion/site/keys/$username.asc .
>> I wonder if we couldn't reduce data duplication by instead recommending that
>> committers update their Apache-wide FOAF data with this information? (See
>> http://people.apache.org/foaf/index.html for instructions.)
> Good point, maintaining that centrally makes sense.
> However, currently the data on people.a.o isn't quite "easily accessible".
> (Can't mechanically fetch a fingerprint (let alone a key) given a username
> without html scraping or access to the source xml; and throwing the keys in
> an https svn directory does allow for that.)

Totally agree with that. It took no small amount of poking around at
people.apache.org to locate my own PGP fingerprint.

> I suppose the "real" solution is to get people.a.o to allow to fetch the
> keys/fingerprints more easily.


> I'll start a discussion on site-dev@, and I'll post back here if
> a centralized solution is up before the hackathon.

Cool. Thanks, Daniel.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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