FEDORA net etiquette

Gilboa Davara gilboad at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 23:36:23 UTC 2008


On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 20:03:52 +0200,
  Gilboa Davara <gilboad at 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.




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