On 8/22/07, David Zeuthen <davidz@redhat.com> wrote:

(Another technical tidbit: RPM's GPG keys are tied to the system so when
one user is deciding to import a GPG (aka. start trusting a software
provider) it affects all users on that. Maybe the dialog need to makes
that clear too.)

that is a reason for asking for the root password , everything else is nothing but a security hole if  a non root user can set system defaults like this.