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Re: password.el: A minor mode to hide sensitive information (passwords)


From: Jürgen Hötzel
Subject: Re: password.el: A minor mode to hide sensitive information (passwords) using overlays.
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:33:45 +0100

Hi Michael,

thanks a lot for you feedback!

2012/11/20 Michael Albinus <address@hidden>:
> Jürgen Hötzel <address@hidden> writes:
>
>
> Nice package. I've tried it with my own ~/.authinfo.gpg file;
> unfortunately it doesn't work out of the box due to limitations in
> `password-mode-prefix-regex':
>
> - You require a trailing ":" after any string of
>   `password-mode-words'. Maybe you could make this optional.

I introduced a new custom variable password-mode-password-prefix-regexs:
So you can change this.

> - You allow only alpha numerical characters for passwords. I use also
>   special characters like "@" in my passwords, which are not hidden. The
>   password regexp could be more general (or customizable).

Good catch. I now use [:graph:] as default and also made it customizable via
password-mode-password-regex.

Documentation update:

https://github.com/juergenhoetzel/password-mode/blob/master/README.md

Jürgen



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