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#41 Save OAuth token instead of password

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2013-06-28
2012-05-07
Cheetah
No

If the OAuth tokens have a reasonable expiration time, it would be nice to have NixNote save the OAuth token(s) instead of my password, and only prompt for the password if it cannot renew / extend the OAuth token. That would provide a nicer balance between convenience and security, IMO.

Discussion

  • Personally, I don't like doing it because it is more complicated & I'm lazy. :-)

    However, Evernote has taken your side & is forcing this. I think I have until November to get this done or Nixnote won't be able to synchronize.

     
  • The next beta release will have this ability and I'll be asking for volunteers to test it. I'll be posting an announcement on the message boards & via the mailing list, but Evernote needs to correct a problem with OAuth & shared notebooks first.

     
    • status: open --> closed
    • assigned_to: Randy Baumgarte
    • Group: --> Next Release (example)
     
  • Closing since this is the way it works now.