[Users] [Bug 3654] "Remember password permanently" option

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Thu Jun 16 16:21:41 CEST 2016


Pierre Fortin <pf at pfortin.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|INVALID                     |---

--- Comment #2 from Pierre Fortin <pf at pfortin.com> ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> If you wants passwords remembered forever wrote them on account
> configuration, is that simple.

That wasn't my point since I wrote:   re-enter them via "Edit accounts..."

> 'Remember password for this session' is for users which doesn't want to
> write passwords in the accountrc file, but don't want to be asked for
> account password on every retrieval while Claws Mail is running.

But what about the users who've been happily relying on their passwords already
existing in the accountrc file; but not being transferred to the new
passwordstorerc?  In fact, I was on git 141 which used passwordstorerc, yet
when moving to git 153, even those were deleted...

> And some users doesn't trust neither disk nor memory and want to be asked
> every time for the password.

I'd bet quite rare user(s) v. the typical user...  :)

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