Re: status: establishing a PGP web of trust

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Thu Oct 06 2011 - 07:10:50 EST

On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 12:22:01PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Oct 2011, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 01:57:24AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > Whatfor? To regain your account? Can you provide a single
> > > reason why that should happen?
> > >
> > > I can't think of one. You vanished away with a big bang and now you
> > > come back out of the blue and assume that you're a trusted person just
> > > by slapping a few signs on your key?
> >
> > I would say I vanished silently after several big bangs with you and
> > other people and some other incidents, but that's not really relevant.
> >
> > My main reason for regaining my account is that I heavily
> > used my bunk@xxxxxxxxxx address for kernel development (just check the
> > kernel history), and I was still getting emails to that.
> >
> > Assuming the addresses will not vanish, I need accepted
> > credential for accessing that address.
> You seem to believe that the fact that you had a address is
> enough of a reason that it will be restored?

I used it as the permanent address for kernel work, and there are 1011
"Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx>" lines in the kernel log.

If anyone wants to contact me regarding anything I did in the kernel
that is the address.

I did not use it for any non-kernel stuff, and will not use it for that
in the future.

You were asking for a single reason why I want to regain my
account, and this is the reason.

> Thanks,
> tglx



"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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