[FSO/SHR/debian] SMS location app

Chris Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Sat Dec 27 01:37:15 CET 2008

On Thu, 25 Dec 2008 11:56:49 pm William Kenworthy wrote:

> encryption has overhead - more than a 160 characters allows without
> tricks.

A very good point against public key crypto in this situation. :-(

> and why bother? - if the trigger is a random code known only to you,
> whats the problem?

It's just that the trigger of "sentry:location" in this application doesn't 
seem that random; it should perhaps be a configuration option that has to be 
customised before the application will run (i.e. the default setting should 
cause the program to abort rather than betray your location).

 Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Melbourne, VIC

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