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From Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hat...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: upcoming 10.2 snapshot
Date Thu, 25 May 2006 12:47:46 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner <djd@apache.org> writes:

> 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.

Anyway, signing them won't do any harm. It's not like they become more
official if they are signed, but it is possible to verify that they
really are the ones created by the committer. So I'd say +1 to signing
snapshots as well.

-- 
Knut Anders

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