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Re: keyring support

From: joakim
Subject: Re: keyring support
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 12:12:29 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> "Xavier" == Xavier Maillard <address@hidden> writes:
> [ keyring.el ]
> Xavier> I have already seen something like that recently on the sources
> Xavier> mailing-list. Initially it is sort of a frontend to various
> Xavier> keyring software. Maybe you could try to hack a new backend on
> Xavier> top of it ?
> Yeah, there was a different keyring.el a while back.  I looked at it
> briefly, it seemed to be about managing a keyring for your Palm or
> something -- it appeared to have a mode for editing a list of
> passwords.
> I wanted something a bit different; namely, I wanted code in Emacs
> that would remember my various passwords for tramp, for TLS, etc.
> Ideally I would enter a single password to unlock my keyring and then
> various Emacs packages would know what password to use (assuming I'd
> ever entered it) without my intervention.  I don't think the old
> keyring.el did that.
> Anyway, converting various Emacs packages looks like a fair amount of
> work.  So I thought I'd see what other folks think before attempting
> it.  So far the results aren't encouraging :}

I would really like to see something like this. I havent explored all
options yet though. I suppose its tricky because one needs to integrate
many different password services.

> Tom

Joakim Verona

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