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Re: Network security manager

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Network security manager
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:54:44 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:28:26 +0100
>> shr should really insert "broken image" markers into the buffers (and
>> "loading images"), and then the user could just hit RET on one of the
>> broken images and then get queried about the certificate
>> interactively...
> Do that, and you've added one more reason for me to disable the whole
> darn thing right away.

I meant that generally for all images it can't download, for one reason
or other.  

> I mean, how much annoyance should one endure to be "secure"? is there
> any limit?

That was my question.  Do we care about the verifiability (is that a
word?) of the servers where images come from?  I certainly don't, so my
vote would be to disable these checks in shr for images.

>> Which reminds me: We need a way to determine that Emacs is running
>> non-interactively as well as being run from an async context.  What's
>> the way to do that?
> It's in the manual, I'd say.

Do you know where?

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