Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Updating to the new API

Le mardi 12 mai 2009 à 17:50 +0100, Peter a écrit :
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 5:45 PM, Gilles Dartiguelongue
> <gilles dartiguelongue esiee org> wrote:
> >
> > Le mardi 28 avril 2009 à 09:46 +0100, Peter a écrit :
> >> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 2:17 AM, Jonathan Matthew <jonathan d14n org> wrote:
> > [snip]
> >> That sounds like what expect you to do:
> >>
> >>
> >> i.e. This password prompt in a browser is a one off operation, so
> >> embedding a browser in RB just for this is overkill.  KISS?
> >>
> >> Once validated, there is a one hour window to use the token, and if
> >> done, the registration is indefinite.  However, you would need to test
> >> the case where the use logs into their account to revoke RB's
> >> access.
> >>
> >> You could also try and use the "Authentication For Mobile
> >> Applications" which looks much more straight forward as you can
> >> directly supply an md5 of their username and password.  Of course,
> >> don't want desktop applications to do this.
> >
> > now this is ugly, why provide an API for integration if you need extra
> > apps to get where the user wants. I would personally hate starting a web
> > browser just to do that (yes I often close it).
> >
> Did you mean to send this to just me?  I agree with you: forcing
> applications to launch a web browser is a bit nasty - but it is only required
> once to validate the username/password.
> Peter

No I wanted to send it to the list but failed it seems :)

Even if the thing is a one time activation, I'd need to run it on at
least 3 machines, home, work, laptop while I already have my account
registered on those machines. Extra steps kill the fun, it would
probably be easier to migrate to another service (speaking for myself

Gilles Dartiguelongue <gilles dartiguelongue esiee org>

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