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Comment: Re:Can I turn features off? (Score 1) 439

by rthille (#49736073) Attached to: Choosing the Right IDE

because the minute you switch to something else (the browser, E-mail client, putty terminal, LibreOffice or anything else), muscle memory results in errors.

I don't understand this bit. Why would you switch out of emacs for such things? Emacs has web (eww, w3), email, tramp (remote editing/shells), TeX modes, etc.
No need to tax your muscle memory, it's all there in emacs.

Besides, on a mac, most things do Emacs keybindings :-)

Comment: Re:Durability concerns valid, but... Tampering? (Score 1) 88

by rthille (#49728989) Attached to: Yubikey Neo Teardown and Durability Review

I'd love a yubikey neo (nfc) with the form factor of a Nike Fuel Band, but a bit lighter/slimmer. Something I could wear and even shower with, so I'd never worry about my auth token taking a walk. For bonus points make it difficult to unclip (so I'd wake if someone tried to take it off), and have a slide-switch to disable the NFC, so no one could read the auth token at a distance and replay it...

Comment: Re:Stupid question: how do you use it? (Score 1) 88

by rthille (#49727927) Attached to: Yubikey Neo Teardown and Durability Review

You can use it to store your GPG keys and then have GPG act as your SSH agent, so you can require the physical token to ssh to servers.
I've got my Mac setup so I need my Yubikey for sudo as well.

At work we use the GPG key on a Yubikey stashed _inside_ a server to sign our software releases. Someone could hack their way onto the server and if they became root could sign software with the key, but they couldn't copy the key to use later.

Comment: Why do I have to ask? (Score 1) 509

by rthille (#49642023) Attached to: What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them

Can't I just start to walk away? If the officer says "you are not free to go", then I'm being detained.
My point is the presumption shouldn't be that I am being detained, it should be that I'm a free citizen.
Further, if I'm not being violent and I'm compliant after being detained, the officer's first action should be required to be to explain under what statute/authorization they are detaining me.

It's time to boot, do your boot ROMs know where your disk controllers are?