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From "Bernt M. Johnsen" <Bernt.John...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: upcoming 10.2 snapshot
Date Mon, 29 May 2006 15:14:38 GMT
>>>>>>>>>>>> Daniel John Debrunner wrote (2006-05-23 14:16:42):
> Bernt M. Johnsen wrote:
> 
> > Simple (?) question. Why do we not sign snapshots that are made
> > available on Derby's download page? The need for people to be sure
> > that they download SW that is put there by a trusted person should be
> > the same as for ordinary releases.
> 
> Possibly because they are not official releases in any way. They are
> snapshots by an individual committer, that's all.

I think it would be wise to sign snapshots anyway, since they are kind
of "semi-official". They are, after all, placed on our down-load
pages.

And, as Knut mentions, the extra overhead should not be too much a
burden for the committer.

-- 
Bernt Marius Johnsen, Database Technology Group, 
Staff Engineer, Technical Lead Derby/Java DB
Sun Microsystems, Trondheim, Norway

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