*countable infinities only

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Jun 12 23:40:22 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-06-12 at 13:48 -0400, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> > No offense, but you seem to have a very unusual idea about how much leverage
> > Fedora has anywhere. Why would hardware vendors listen to a community
> > distribution that they never preinstall, have no plans to preinstall, and
> > brings them absolutely no money?
> MJG was saying that (some?) vendors were willing/interested to install
> a Fedora/Redhat key but that the belief was that leveraging the MSFT
> process a better outcome due to the cost of running an equivalent
> service to MSFT's.
> ::shrugs::
> How can we know our strength if we do not try?

Pre-installing another key is trivial and painless for them, so sure, it
doesn't cost them anything to say 'yes' when we float the idea.

Creating and administering a root key, though, is a substantial
undertaking that no-one's particularly keen to do.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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