[Pidgin] #673: Keyring support for password storage

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Sun Feb 26 18:17:42 EST 2012

#673: Keyring support for password storage
 Reporter:  shirish      |        Owner:  rlaager
     Type:  enhancement  |       Status:  new    
Milestone:  3.0.0        |    Component:  privacy
  Version:  2.0          |   Resolution:         
 Keywords:               |  
Changes (by bleeter):

  * component:  libpurple => privacy


 Replying to [comment:30 grddev]:
 > The patch just attached implements basic support for keyring integration
 using plugins (and implements a plugin for gnome keyring). In difference
 to the gsoc project from 2008, this does not require any changes to
 existing APIs. It (obviously) introduces new APIs for managing keychains.
 > With only API extensions, it ought to be easier to integrate, but there
 might be some tweaks necessary to ensure that the introduced APIs will not
 be immediately deprecated.

 Just had a quick glance across this, seems not unreasonable.

 Has anyone else tested this since it was added, or are you all just
 jumping up and down about a third party plugin which does not much at all
 to address the original request (that is, *VARIOUS* keyrings should be

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/673#comment:35>
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