Re: Current network-password-saving feature needs improvement.
- From: Mikael Hallendal <micke codefactory se>
- To: GNOME Desktop Devel <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Current network-password-saving feature needs improvement.
- Date: 01 Aug 2002 23:17:56 +0200
tor 2002-08-01 klockan 21.31 skrev ERDI Gergo:
> While reading the Sun security report (which is great to have, btw), I had
> this idea of a low-tech, localized (i.e. it doesn't require rewriting code
> in lots of places) solution, which is to modify GConf to support
> memory-only keys. That is, a special schema flag would make GConf not save
> a key's value to disk. So when you use the first app that wants your HTTP
> proxy password (or any other password), you type it in, the app sets the
> GConf key, and gconfd remembers it so other apps can access it -- but only
> until you log out.
Other than GConf having the possibility to store passwords (in a
Key/Value-sort-of-way), why should passwords be stored in GConf in the
I think it's kinda backwards to change GConf in order to store something
it wasn't meant for in it.
Mikael Hallendal micke codefactory se
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