pgp signatures

Robert Noland rnoland at
Sat Oct 17 04:52:57 PDT 2009

On Fri, 2009-10-16 at 17:43 -0700, walt wrote:
> Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> > Robby Workman wrote:
> >> Fine for me:
> >>
> >> $ gpg --verify AlanC-mail 
> >> gpg: Signature made Wed 14 Oct 2009 12:46:45 PM CDT using DSA key ID 1F2D130E
> >> gpg: Good signature from "Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at>"

Any chance that we could get a keyring for fd.o accounts?  We (FreeBSD)
keep a pgp keyring of all developers that you can just download and
import.  I went looking for one for fd.o the other day, but wasn't able
to find one.


> > They seem to come back fine for me too, though the automatic signature appending
> > of the mailing list does cause it to be a bit weird.   I use the enigmail plugin
> > for Thunderbird, which calls gpg for the actual signing, to sign the mails.
> Yes, I do too, but my versions of enigmail (0.96.0) and gpg (2.0.11) are a tiny
> bit newer than yours. I hope such small changes are not the cause of my problem.
> I tried a different linux distribution (ubuntu versus gentoo) and I find exactly
> the same problem on both.
> > ...
> > One of these years we should have a key signing party at the X.Org Developer's
> > Conference.   Though I suppose I'll be needing a new key before then when my
> > e-mail address changes...
> Hm. Are you hinting that you'll be getting an Oracle email address?  I'm hoping
> it's a change in name only, and not in quality.  We open source groupies owe a
> lot to Sun.  Not so sure yet about Oracle...
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