Re: Password management applet
- From: dsr tao merseine nu
- To: Michael LeMay <lemaymd lemaymd com>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Password management applet
- Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 15:17:50 -0400
On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 08:54:30AM -0500, Michael LeMay wrote:
> I am currently working on a C panel applet to satisfy these
> requirements that makes use of the OpenSSL cryptographic library and the
> Berkeley DB library. I decided against storing passwords in
> gnome-keyring because I'd like the password database to be easily
> portable to other machines, desktops, and operating systems. I intend
> for this application to store all passwords, basically taking the place
> of the GPG-encrypted file some people manually maintain, or the paper
> sticky notes I suppose a few people still use. I'm actually developing
> a command-line client along with the panel applet to support this usage
It sounds like a good idea. However, have you checked the
licensing on OpenSSL? You might want to read
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