Thursday, 12 December 2013

Re: OAuth Client Ids in packages?

Can it not integrate with Online Accounts in Uubntu, and obtain
authentication through that method, to talk to Google?

On Wed, 2013-12-11 at 21:51 +0100, bjoern wrote:
> Hi,
>
> as LibreOffice (or rather libCMIS) grew itself the option to connect directly
> to GDrive in 4.2:
>
> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/4.2#GUI
>
> I wonder how that would need to be handled in packaging in the end: Access to
> the Google API requires a OAuth Client Id/Secret pair for the binary to be
> backed in. Obviously, the specific pair used cant be public otherwise it likely
> will be abused (and revoked).
>
> So can we build this feature in main at all?
>
> Do we have other applications facing this issue (e.g. for interacting with
> Facebook or Twitter) in main? How are they handling the issue?
>
> Since this feature is still in early development, I dont consider it a hard
> requirement for this release. But being blissfully ignorant in this area so
> far, I appreciate any hint on how to solve this (if it is solvable at all).
>
> Best,
>
> Bjoern
>



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