[Ubuntu Chicago] Key Signing / Planning Event

Eddie Martinez eddiemartinez at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 06:24:06 BST 2009


On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 12:11 AM, <ubuntu-us-chicago at micahscomputing.com> wrote:
> 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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