[tor-project] email interface for Trac: a proposal

Peter Palfrader weasel at torproject.org
Sat Dec 10 08:29:43 UTC 2016

On Fri, 09 Dec 2016, Silvia [Hiro] wrote:

> 1. Verify that the email is signed and the signature is recognised. For
> the moment and during the first pilot we could restrict this feature to
> @tpo addresses and verify the key w/ the info we have in db.tpo. Further
> on, we can verify the key by importing eventually missing keys from
> known keyservers.
> I am implementing step 1 through procmail and a simple script.
> 2. If the email has a valid signature, check permissions for the users,
> parse the email and create the ticket or reply to a thread.

If they mail is signed by a key in the torproject.org keyring, that
should be good enough.  I don't think we need to set up per-user
privileges.  Accountability is quite sufficient.

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