Re: cleaning up keyrings

On Tue, 2007-08-28 at 17:33 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Anyway, I'm thinking about how to clean up the password-storage situation.
> Here is the current situation:
>  - Pidgin just sticks passwords in plain text in app-specific XML files
>  - Gossip does the same thing, plain text in XML files
>  - Firefox has its whole own thing, though they have plans to use the
> Keychain on OS X they are not planning to use gnome-keyring according
> to possibly-outdated wiki page:

As usual, Firefox' integration in the desktop stinks. That's why a
number of us use Epiphany. FYI, that's what's missing to get Epiphany to
use the gnome-keyring:

Pidgin has the same disease as Firefox, wants to be everywhere, thus is
integrated nowhere. OpenSUSE seems to have a patch to make use of the
gnome-keyring though. I found it in:

Gossip should really know better though:


Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> 

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