Is this secure?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Mar 2 23:59:14 CET 2010


In article <mailman.120.1267548006.23598.python-list at python.org>,
Robert Kern  <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
>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
>>> platforms.
>>
>> 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:
>
>   http://pypi.python.org/pypi/keyring

Thanks you!  That's a big help!
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