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Subject: Re: Signing off.

Re: Signing off.

From: Philip Stark <>
Date: 2006-03-15

Oh come on... I meant fake names like john miller I think it is a
stupid solution as well, but I just thought of something to leave a
backdoor open for paranoid developers.

And I didn't meant
>> (snip) which doesn't have to be a bad thing...

because that sounds as I think this way, which I don't..

I could formulate the above better in this way: "which is not a bad

that suits it better

Philip Stark

Am 14.03.2006 um 13:53 schrieb Stephan Seitz:

> On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 08:21:25PM +0100, Philip Stark wrote:
>> 2. Come back with a fake name... it's more your way, as you are
>> still anonymous but at least, you've got a real-sounding name
>> (probably the most suitable in this case)
> That's why I think, that all patches should be signed with PGP/
> GnuPG or X.509 certificates. And those keys should be signed by
> trusted CA authorities like or such (identity check
> against official documents, not only valid mail address).
>> 3. Come back with your Real name... it means obeying the rules,
>> which doesn't have to be a bad thing...
> Of course not, I mean, who would take a software seriously with
> credit contents like:
> Ford Prefect <mail>
> Goldfish <mail>
> Looks like script kiddie software, crack software or something else.
> Imagine movie credits with such lines.
> Of course you can have a nickname, and of course you can add it to
> the CREDITS file:
> Marc "Goldfish" Miller <mail>
> Such things you can see in serious credits (movies, games).
> Shade and sweet water!
> Stephan
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Received on Wed Mar 15 10:00:36 2006

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