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Re: How can I not use text password in my .gnus.el?

From: Byung-Hee HWANG
Subject: Re: How can I not use text password in my .gnus.el?
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 21:43:23 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.95 (berkeley-unix)

Water Lin <> writes:

> I use my Emacs Gnus to get emails, but I save the password in
> .gnus.el as text. I don't think it is safe.
> So I am trying to find a way which can encrypt my text password.
> Please give me a way to start it.......

Use ~/.authinfo file. You can also omit the password in the file if you
want so. If then Gnus will ask for password to you when it is needed. 


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