[Ubuntu Chicago] Key Signing / Planning Event

ubuntu-us-chicago at micahscomputing.com ubuntu-us-chicago at micahscomputing.com
Thu Jun 18 06:11:44 BST 2009


Actually, it's Sunday, June 28.

Nathan Handler wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On Saturday, June 28, from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm, we will be holding
> the first Ubuntu Chicago event of the Summer [1]. This event will
> serve two purposes. It will be a key signing party as well as a
> planning meeting. Key signing parties are a great way to extend the
> web of trust. This is very important if you are involved in
> Ubuntu/Debian development, since GPG keys are used to verify your
> identity and allow developers to upload to the repositories. In order
> to ensure that this key signing event goes smoothly, please be sure to
> bring some government issued identification in order to allow other
> people to verify your identity. Also, please print out your GPG key
> fingerprint, which can be generated with 'gpg --fingerprint <KEYID>'.
> So for me, I would enter 'gpg --fingerprint 3933A7CE'.
>
> Besides the key signing portion of the event, we will also be taking
> time to plan some future events. These events will include
> Packaging/Bug/Documentation Jams, as well as several other activities.
> If you have some ideas for future sessions that we should hold, or are
> interested in helping to lead one of these sessions, please let us
> know at the meeting.
>
> Micah Gersten has kindly permitted us to use his office for our
> meeting. Therefore, the upcoming meeting will take place at onShore
> Networks [2]: 1407 W Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60642. We hope to see
> you all there.
>
> Sincerely,
> Nathan Handler
>
> [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ChicagoTeam/Projects
> [2]
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ChicagoTeam/Meetings/MeetingLocations#onShore%20Networks




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