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Re: Permanently caching password

From: Adrian Phillips
Subject: Re: Permanently caching password
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 07:05:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> "Haines" == Haines Brown <address@hidden> writes:

    Haines> I'm sure this is a FAQ, but googling did not resolve it
    Haines> for me.  I run emacs under debian etch. I have
    Haines> multiple web sites I need to reach by ftp, and each has a
    Haines> complicated password, which I inevitably will mistype once
    Haines> or twice until I happen to get it right. This is a real
    Haines> pain and, despite the security issue, I'd like to hold my
    Haines> passwords permanently in cache to be invoked when prompted
    Haines> for them.

Is it not possible to use .netrc instead ?


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