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Re: Chromium and Google API keys

On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 1:49 AM, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 5:17 AM, Paweł Hajdan, Jr. wrote:
>> Could you explain more how checking paths in the user’s home directory
>> should work?
> You could either define a path in the chromium configuration directory
> where the key will be stored, or use the freedesktop secrets API:
> http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/secret-storage-spec/

This could be a non-trivial engineering effort, and the spec seems to
be still in progress. Is that part really needed, or is it more
theoretical / nice to have?

>> Do you have any recommendation for the system-wide API keys file location?
>> Similarly, do you have a preference of the format of that file? JSON is one
>> reasonable idea I think.
> Format; whatever is easiest to implement. Location in the package,
> something like /usr/share/chromium/<somepath> but that path should be
> compile-time configurable.

This sounds reasonable, I think I can do that.


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