On Wed, 2010-03-03 at 15:21 -0500, Matthew Barnes wrote:
A secondary goal is to find a saner solution for account settings
storage. I think there's universal agreement that our XML blobs are an
abuse of GConf and need to die, but I'm torn on which direction to take.
One the one hand, GSettings
On the other hand, users...
But on the third hand, :) GNOME has an increasingly beautiful¹ passwords
and account management interface in the Passwords and Encryption Keys
tool provided by Seahorse; my understanding is that the APIs underneath
it are mature too, though I can't speak to that.
Could that store be of any help? Irrespective of the I want to move
my .evolution with cp [and isn't that what backup/restore is actually
for?], surely it's better to centralize credential management in the
place that other GNOME apps are using.
¹ beautiful, as defined by the number of apps (today I'm pleased about
Epiphany) storing their username/password credentials there.
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