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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] On resetting passwords

From: Ineiev
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] On resetting passwords
Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2017 04:51:42 -0500
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On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:13:38AM -0500, Ineiev wrote:
> > As to implementation I would prefer if this were implemented in two
> > parts with a second part being an external standalone helper.  This is
> > just my preference and philosophy and others might disagree but
> > approaching Savannah's web code from the outside it is best for me if
> > I can operate components in isolation.  So that it can be tested
> > standalone.  This touches upon several different components and when
> > things change, such as GnuPG version, then how will we unit test the
> > feature?  Therefore my preference would be to have the encrypted email
> > feature be implemented with a standalone helper that could operate
> > independently of the web server.  Your prototype already makes use of
> > external processes so this would be no different.  It would just
> > locate more of the work in a helper script.  But then the helper
> > script would be run standalone for unit testing and verifying the
> > interface to gpg and the system.
> I think I come up with something like this, but the arguments
> for mysql are far from intuitive, I wonder how robust this part is.

Perhaps the appached diff is better.

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