Is this secure?
robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 17:37:55 CET 2010
On 2010-02-28 01:28 AM, Aahz wrote:
> In article<mailman.247.1267115557.4577.python-list at python.org>,
> Robert Kern<robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If you are storing the password instead of making your user remember
>> it, most platforms have some kind of keychain secure password
>> storage. I recommend reading up on the APIs available on your targeted
> Are you sure? I haven't done a lot of research, but my impression was
> that Windows didn't have anything built in.
You're right, not built-in, but Windows does provide enough crypto services for
a cross-platform Python implementation to be built:
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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