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Re: how to set gnus authinfo file

From: Adam Sjøgren
Subject: Re: how to set gnus authinfo file
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:26:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130016 (Ma Gnus v0.16) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Bill writes:

> On Sun Jul 03 2016 at 07:47, Alice Bob <> wrote:

>> (Adam Sjøgren) writes:

>>> Do any other programs use ~/.authinfo.gpg?

>> I am not sure yet. AFAIS, only Emacs/Gnus use ~/.authinfo.gpg (by default).

> tramp and org-jira do.  if i use one of them first thing in a fresh
> emacs, i'm prompted to decrypt ~/.authinfo.gpg.  and i recently wrote a
> mathematica shell script that had to access an internal web server with
> authentication, so i wrote a little authinfo parser for it to avoid
> storing my password in the code.

Cool that more and more programs use it!

This is one of the times that I am unequivocally happy to be wrong, and



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