Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at
Sun Mar 30 03:14:37 UTC 2014

On Sun, 30 Mar 2014 05:00:08 AM Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > JFTR it's a little bit bad-mannered to sign mails sent to mailing lists,
> > since signing mails sent to mailing lists is good for absolutely
> > nothing.
> PS:
> I didn't read the *buntu "Wiki", perhaps they are only talking about
> encryption, but I guess the "Wiki" won't be wrong and might give you
> keywords to search the web for more information about signing emails and
> why not to do this when sending emails to mailing lists.

I see nothing on that link about mailing list etiquette.

Signing is both proof of identity and confidence that the email has not been 
tampered with. I see no reason why that would not be desirable on a mailing 

A significant percentage of the emails on the various kde devel lists are 
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