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Comment: Greetings NSA Overlords (Score 4, Funny) 451

by HalcyonBlue (#44071383) Attached to: Use Tor, Get Targeted By the NSA
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Comment: MacBook + Google Docs + Keyboard Shortcuts (Score 1) 300

I attended a conference a few weeks ago and found the combination of using my MacBook with Google Docs and learning a few of the keyboard shortcuts to be a highly successful combination. This allowed me to have a persistent copy of my notes in a form that would be readable from anywhere, and in a way that would be very presentable. The keyboard shortcuts helped me keep up with the speaker. I made a lot of use of keyboard shortcuts for headers and bulleted lists. Now I can be counted among the ranks of both apple and google fanboys.

Comment: Re:How does this happen? (Score 1) 295

by HalcyonBlue (#36922224) Attached to: Emacs Has Been Violating the GPL Since 2009
That's the problem - you can recreate the binary from the source tarball. Files generated from a bison grammar *are* source. As it's generated source it's not as useful for maintenance and feature enhancement as the original grammar file that's input into bison. So here's the low down on the process - bison grammer is input into bison (usually a .yy file IIRC), which outputs a file in C, which is then used when emacs is compiled. When you run the compilation, if the original grammar is present it'll generate the C file, and then build emacs. If the generated file is present and up to date it'll won't try to generate from the .yy because it already has the generated file. So if the .yy is not included, this goes completely unnoticed as one can build from source.

It is masked but always present. I don't know who built to it. It came before the first kernel.