desktop-agnostic keychain system?
Simon D Howard
sdh300 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue May 13 21:30:55 EEST 2003
In using browsers under linux I find that each tends to store login
passwords for websites, but seems to store them seperately from every
other browser. Would it be a good idea to split off password storage such
as this into a generalised seperate library? Ie. create a generalised
keychain system for storing information cross-browser.
This could be extended to other applications. I have a program that
accesses FTP sites and stores their passwords, for example. I can think of
other uses: storing login passwords or private keys for ssh, and with web
services becoming popular it could be useful for projects like mono as
I posted this on the epiphany list as a suggestion for GNOME originally,
but it was pointed out this would be even more useful as a
What do people think of this? I'm willing to work on such a system if
there is interest in the idea.
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