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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Re: DSA Keys on Fencepost?

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Re: DSA Keys on Fencepost?
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 21:09:24 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 10:40:40PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
>     "Please use only RSA keys, not DSA keys."
>     Would you mind justifying this (aka {{citation needed}}) ?
> I think the cited FAQ page is the place to discuss the reasoning.  I
> added a brief section there, as you just saw.  (I mistakenly thought
> something was already there.  Sorry.)
>     The education goal of Savannah means we don't give orders, 
> I certainly agree about education, but "Please" is not an order.  We
> aren't technically stopping them from using DSA, just advising about the
> best practice.


Wrt "order", I meant to emphasize the way we entice people to do
something without explaining why.  I didn't mean to nitpick on the
difference between order/advice/suggestion.


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