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From: "Philip Oakley" <philipoakley@iee.org>
To: "Stefan Beller" <sbeller@google.com>, <cornelius.weig@tngtech.com>
Cc: <j6t@kdbg.org>, <bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen@googlemail.com>,
	<git@vger.kernel.org>, <gitster@pobox.com>,
	<thomas.braun@virtuell-zuhause.de>, <john@keeping.me.uk>,
	"Stefan Beller" <sbeller@google.com>
Subject: Re: SubmittingPatches: drop temporal reference for PGP signing
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:54:06 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <33E354BCDB9A4192B69B9B399381659E@PhilipOakley> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170125002116.22111-1-sbeller@google.com>

From: "Stefan Beller" <sbeller@google.com>
>>
>>> Do not PGP sign your patch, at least *for now*. (...)
>>
>
> And maybe these 2 small words are the bug in the documentation?
> Shall we drop the "at least for now" part, like so:
>
> ---8<---
> From 2c4fe0e67451892186ff6257b20c53e088c9ec67 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
> Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:19:13 -0800
> Subject: [PATCH] SubmittingPatches: drop temporal reference for PGP 
> signing
>
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
> ---
> Documentation/SubmittingPatches | 12 ++++++------
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches 
> b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
> index 08352deaae..28da4ad2d4 100644
> --- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
> +++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
> @@ -216,12 +216,12 @@ that it will be postponed.
> Exception:  If your mailer is mangling patches then someone may ask
> you to re-send them using MIME, that is OK.
>
> -Do not PGP sign your patch, at least for now.  Most likely, your
> -maintainer or other people on the list would not have your PGP
> -key and would not bother obtaining it anyway.  Your patch is not
> -judged by who you are; a good patch from an unknown origin has a
> -far better chance of being accepted than a patch from a known,
> -respected origin that is done poorly or does incorrect things.
> +Do not PGP sign your patch. Most likely, your maintainer or other
> +people on the list would not have your PGP key and would not bother
> +obtaining it anyway. Your patch is not judged by who you are; a good
> +patch from an unknown origin has a far better chance of being accepted
> +than a patch from a known, respected origin that is done poorly or
> +does incorrect things.

Wouldn't this also benefit from a forward reference to the section 5 on the 
DOC signining? This would avoid Cornelius's case where he felt that section 
5 no longer applied.

> If you really really really really want to do a PGP signed
> patch, format it as "multipart/signed", not a text/plain message
> -- 
> 2.11.0.495.g04f60290a0.dirty
--
Philip 


  parent reply	other threads:[~2017-01-25  6:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-01-22 22:57 [PATCH 0/7] completion bash: add more options and commands bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen
2017-01-22 22:57 ` [PATCH 1/7] completion: teach options to submodule subcommands bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen
2017-01-22 22:57 ` [PATCH 2/7] completion: add subcommand completion for rerere bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen
2017-02-02  0:57   ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-02-02  9:16     ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-22 22:57 ` [PATCH 3/7] completion: improve bash completion for git-add bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen
2017-01-22 22:57 ` [PATCH 4/7] completion: teach ls-remote to complete options bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen
2017-02-02  1:40   ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-02-02  9:40     ` Cornelius Weig
2017-02-02 16:57       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-22 22:57 ` [PATCH 5/7] completion: teach replace " bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen
2017-01-22 22:57 ` [PATCH 6/7] completion: teach remote subcommands option completion bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen
2017-02-02  1:37   ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-02-02 10:29     ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-22 22:57 ` [PATCH 7/7] completion: recognize more long-options bitte.keine.werbung.einwerfen
2017-01-24  7:15   ` Johannes Sixt
2017-01-24  8:14     ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-24 23:24       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-24 23:33         ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-24 23:43           ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-25  0:11             ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-25  0:21               ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-25  0:43                 ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-25  0:52                   ` Re: Stefan Beller
2017-01-25  0:54                 ` Re: Linus Torvalds
2017-01-25  1:32                   ` Re: Eric Wong
2017-01-25  6:54                 ` Philip Oakley [this message]
2017-01-25 22:38                   ` SubmittingPatches: drop temporal reference for PGP signing Stefan Beller
2017-01-26 13:30                     ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-26 17:57                       ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-26 18:18                       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-26 20:58                         ` Philip Oakley
2017-01-27 10:49                           ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-27 17:43                             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-27 21:17     ` [PATCH v2 0/7] completion: recognize more long-options cornelius.weig
2017-01-27 21:17       ` [PATCH v2 7/7] " cornelius.weig
2017-01-31 22:17         ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-02-01 16:49           ` Cornelius Weig
2017-02-02  2:00             ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-02-02 10:40               ` Cornelius Weig
2017-01-31 22:42 ` [PATCH 3/7] completion: improve bash completion for git-add SZEDER Gábor

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