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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Additional info for VOTE e-mails
Date Tue, 16 Jul 2013 23:19:57 GMT
Should the keys file be in the email? Or a rev no of the keys file?

Gary

On Jul 16, 2013, at 18:29, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> We need to include the revision number as well as the SVN tag.
> We don't re-use tags (I hope!), but SVN does not guarantee tag
> immutability, so for completeness the revision is needed.
> It's easy enough to copy/paste from the commit mail.
>
> The KEYS file is needed so an outsider can easily check the sigs; it
> won't change.
>
> Having everything needed to check the release candidate present in the
> e-mail shows that the PMC is trying to ensure that the vote is clear
> and open.
> It should not be necessary for reviewers to go digging for URLs in
> order to complete their check.
>
> Also, then the historical record has everything together.
>
> I hope that makes sense to all?
>
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