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Re: BugTraq and password

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 18:29:03 +0200

On 01.05.2011 22:21, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am developing a BugTraq provider for Assembla (
> http://www.assembla.com <http://www.assembla.com/> ). In Assembla,
> spaces (=projects) may be public or private, which means you need to
> authenticate with user and password to check if the space exists and get
> the list of tickets.
>
> I am asking for user and password in an "Options" screen but how can I
> pass that information to the rest of the plugin? It seems the
> "parameters" string is the only way to do that but then, it will be
> shown in clear:
>
> http://www.elpauer.org/tmp/tortoiseassembla1.png
> http://www.elpauer.org/tmp/tortoiseassembla2.png
>
> Or maybe I am talking nonsense? (I'm quite new to this BugTraq thing)

Ask for username/password the first time it's required, then store that
auth data somewhere on disk encrypted, but *only* if the user tells you
to. Just like TSVN shows a dialog for repositories that require
authentication.

Stefan

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