[talk] How I stopped worrying, and learned to love GPG

Isaac (.ike) Levy ike at blackskyresearch.net
Sun Feb 22 14:59:31 EST 2015

On 02/22/15 11:06, Justin Sherrill wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 10:39 PM, Charles Sprickman <spork at bway.net> wrote:
>> I dont have anything to contribute, but following one of the links
>> for one of the other projects landed me here, and it’s a great read:
>> http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/people/mickens/thisworldofours.pdf

This is possibly the most entertaining read of my year.

>> I have no idea who this man is, but the writing is entertaining, so
>> I will share one paragraph:
> Wandering farther off topic: Mickens is great, and his page at
> Microsoft Research has links to his scholarly work and his humor:
> http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/people/mickens/

!!! thanks for osting Justin.

> Wandering back on topic, I end up using GPG for tagging each DragonFly
> release when I build it; it gives me the most trouble, usually,
> because of the interface.  So, a better implementation would benefit
> everyone.

I agree.  The base model isn't the problem, like most things, the
shortcomings are in the implementation.

With that, did anyone dive deeper into the netgpg / netbsd bit yet?


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