[Python-ideas] secrets module -- secret.keeper?

Mike Miller python-ideas at mgmiller.net
Wed Sep 30 20:13:14 CEST 2015

Somewhat related, there is a keyring module, the functionality of which I've 
sometimes wished were part of the stdlib:


It supports the big three OSs.


On 2015-09-30 10:55, Jim J. Jewett wrote:
> Will the secrets module offer any building blocks to actually protect a secret?
> e.g.,
> an easy way to encrypt a file with a given password?
> an encrypted datastore?
> a getpass that works even in IDLE?
> -jJ

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