How can i use Spread Sheet as Data Store

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Tue May 19 09:57:17 EDT 2009

On Tue, 19 May 2009 09:50:18 -0400
Terry Reedy <tjreedy at> wrote:
> D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> > I can't answer your question about reading Google spreadsheets but I do
> > wonder why you are trying to solve a database problem with a
> Hardly even a database problem.  OP only needs a dict mapping username 
> to passwd.  Of course, that could grow...


> An issue not touched on is that passwords should *not* be kept in 
> plaintext form.  Hence the data store should be written by program and 

I hear you but I'm not so sure that that is an absolute.  There are
many applications that allow you to have your password emailed to you.
For something with low risk that's perfectly acceptable.

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