[CentOS] Failed attempts

Wed Nov 29 01:55:00 UTC 2017
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 03:52:36PM -0500, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Lamar Owen wrote:
> > On 11/28/2017 12:04 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> >> Thanks, Lamar! that is very instructive.
> > You're welcome.
> >
> >>   I was always unimpressed with
> >> persistence of attempts to make more secure (less pickable) cylinder
> >> cased
> >> locks (precision, multi-level, pins at a weird locations/angles).
> >
> > The best way to make an unpickable lock is to make the tolerances of the
> > pins and the cylinder bore as tight as possible, since picking relies on
> > part tolerances to work.  But several sidebar designs are out there that
> > are pretty hard to pick, including Schlage Primus, the various Medeco
> > styles, and others, such as the Kaba dimple locks used on Cisco Metro
> > 1500 DWDM gear for power switches (the lasers are powerful enough to
> > permanently damage your eyes in short order in those).
> <snip>
> Whenever I get a CAT scan, I point out to the techs that half the warning
> label is missing: all I see is "Do not start into laser", and not the rest
> that reads "with remaining eye".
> Don't mind me: I just spent *far* too long doing my "mid-year performance
> checkin" for my employer, in Workday (the sooner that dies, the better),
> and it was designed by idiots, and is not suitable for what 90% of the
> company does.... And I'm *really* aggravated.

Hah! I'm now being forced to use it to record my hours. And I thought
I hated the abomination at elabor.com!

I may retire sooner because of it.

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