Re: Proposal for Seahorse inclusion in GNOME 2.18

On Sun, 2006-09-10 at 00:55 +0000, Nate Nielsen wrote:
> Wouter Bolsterlee wrote:
> > På Sat, Sep 09, 2006 at 10:04:09PM +0000, Nate Nielsen skrev:
> >> Key Manager
> >>   * gnome-keyring integration for GnuPG and OpenSSH
> > 
> > As an outsider I'm wondering: would a merge with gnome-keyring itself
> > instead of building on top of it be a good idea?
> The underlying concepts and technologies of gnome-keyring (which really
> should be 'gnome-password') and encryption keys are extremely different.

There is nothing conceptually that limits gnome-keyring to passwords. As
long as the secret can be encoded as a string, and referenced/found via
attributes that are ints and strings it can be stored in gnome-keyring.

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