Review Request: Using KWallet to store Cookies
l.savernik at aon.at
Tue Apr 19 12:40:39 BST 2011
Am Freitag, 21. Januar 2011 schrieb José Millán Soto:
> Currently cookies are stored in a plain text file. This patch allows
> KCookieJar to store the cookies securely using KWallet.
> The main problem I had writing this patch was that when a web page is
> requested, KIO ask for the cookies to kded using dbus. In the first
> implementations that I wrote, if the user took too long to open the
> wallet, KIO received a dbus timeout.
> To prevent this, if it takes more than 10 seconds to open the wallet, the
> web page will be requested without sending the cookies (or sending the
> available cookies if there's still the plain text cookie file). If the
> wallet is opened after that, the cookies stored in the wallet will be
> available since then.
> Because of this, the feature is disabled by default.
Is this feature going to stay disabled by default?
I'm asking for two reasons.
1. My partition is already encrypted. I don't need double encryption.
2. I'd really hate it if the KWallet password dialog pops up by simply
browsing (while not logging on and not completing forms) as virtually any page
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