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Re: Making GNUS continue to work with Gmail

From: Cesar Crusius
Subject: Re: Making GNUS continue to work with Gmail
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:09:20 -0700
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Robert Pluim <rpluim@gmail.com> writes:

>>>>>> On Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:08:11 -0700, Cesar Crusius 
>>>>>> <cesar.crusius@gmail.com> said:
>     Cesar> My auth-source-xoauth2 package "avoids" that by having every user 
> do
>     Cesar> the API key dance with Google, and as a result is rather hard to
>     Cesar> setup.
> The nnredit package automates this by using a python script to get you
> to do the appropriate magic on reddit.com (from memory it fires up a
> browser and you just log in once). Perhaps that could be adapted to
> auth-source-xoauth2? (no, Iʼm not volunteering)

I believe reddit's app registration mechanism is simple enough that you can 
semi-automate it. In Google's case (as you can see from the the 
auth-source-xoauth2 package) the whole thing is quite involved indeed.

Cesar Crusius

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