[foaf-protocols] Fwd: gnome-keyring Interacting with from java
kidehen at openlinksw.com
Fri Apr 9 22:21:25 CEST 2010
Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Stef Walter* <stef-list at memberwebs.com
> <mailto:stef-list at memberwebs.com>>
> Date: 2010/4/9
> Subject: Re: gnome-keyring Interacting with from java
> To: Dmitri Melnikov <dmitri807 at gmail.com
> <mailto:dmitri807 at gmail.com>>, gnome-keyring-list at gnome.org
> <mailto:gnome-keyring-list at gnome.org>
> Hi. I hope it's okay if I CC this to the gnome-keyring mailing list.
> On 04/02/2010 11:52 AM, Dmitri Melnikov wrote:
> As I understand you are the main developer of the gnome-keyring
> I am currently working on a java project that requires a secure
> storage for it's passwords.
> I would like to ask if it's possible to talk with gnome-keyring over
> DBUS using this java library:
> http://dbus.freedesktop.org/doc/dbus-java/ ? If not, then how can
> it be done?
> Yes, this can certainly be done. GNOME keyring uses the new Secret
> Service API, and this is usable from DBus directly. This is a new,
> mostly complete API and may have some rough edges or undocumented spots.
> The benefit of using this DBus API is that (eventually) your
> application will also be able to talk to the various KDE password
> storage components (KWallet).
> Additionally I believe (but have not verified) that the java-gnome has
> bindings for gnome-keyring:
> Also, I'm a bit confused about the difference between gnome-keyring
> and seahorse, it seems
> that they do the same thing but seahorse is used mainly for storing
> keys and cannot store passwords.
> gnome-keyring is the daemon and backend infrastructure for password
> and key storage. Seahorse is the user interface for password and key
> I'm sorry to trouble you but the information on the internet about the
> subject is rather confusing.
> No worries. Sorry for the delay in responding.
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Do note one thing (immediately relevant or orthogonal), KDE 4.4 has
Virtuoso as a core dependency, which implies FOAF+SSL is basically in
place ready for use :-)
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