Common string encryption

Michael Goffioul goffioul at
Tue May 20 10:33:50 BST 2003

> There is KRES::Resource::encryt/decryptStr() in libkresources. This certainly
> isn't the best location so I would be happy to move it to an more appropriate
> location. KStringHandler would probably ok. As these functions use a
> symmetric encrption, it might also be a good idea to use only one function
> "QString KStringHandler::cryptString( const QString & )". Would that fit your
> needs?

Yes, exactly! I was not aware this was present at that location.
However, putting it at a more standard location (like KStringHandler)
would avoid me to add a dependency on kresource to my CUPS plugin.
Is there any issue moving it to KStringHandler?


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