[linux-elitists] drew is so fuckin' l33t!
M. Drew Streib
Fri Aug 10 11:58:38 PDT 2001
On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 10:02:04AM -0700, Don Marti wrote:
> 1. Make contact with one of the isolated tribes of GPG users who are
> not part of the strong set. All those people will then be connected,
> but far away from everyone except you, bwah ha ha.
Also, make contact with people far away from you _in_ the strong set,
thus making a "bridge" between widely separated parts of set. This requires
more people to "travel" over you for short paths. bwah ha ha.
> 2. Teach a class on GPG and get all your students to sign your key.
Vis a vis Peter Wan, #1 on the list, and a professor at GA Tech. Great
spreader of the faith, this man...
4. Sell your house, clothes, and other belongings and become a prophet
of cryptography. Normally, you would be faceless and noone would know
who you _really_ were. But in this case, you'll have your GPG identity,
which is better than any flesh-and-blood ID anyway.
> Hey, wait a minute -- the ways to get more Drew juice are also
> the ways to expand the usefulness of the web of trust and get more
> people started using crypto. Way to use elitism for good.
"Drew juice". :) One of my friends is very into PS2 Gauntlet recently,
and suggests I begin assigning levels.
"Don Marti, you are now a level 27 keywhore."
But yes, I'm doing my best to only encourage _good_ behavior from this
ranking, which is why the main report is structured as it is.
> (I've already written a puff piece on Drew for LJ.)
Heh, is this the wonderful email garden writeup, or am I to be expecting
something different? You're quite the writer, my friend.
BTW, I still have your server sitting in my bar. Maybe burnallmp3s.org
becomes an Ogg Vorbis shrine.
M. Drew Streib <firstname.lastname@example.org> | http://dtype.org/
FSG <email@example.com> | Linux International <firstname.lastname@example.org>
freedb <email@example.com> | SourceForge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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