On Wed, 2013-12-11 at 21:51 +0100, bjoern wrote:
> as LibreOffice (or rather libCMIS) grew itself the option to connect directly
> to GDrive in 4.2:
> 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).
Google states in its API documentation that they do not expect
applications installed on user sites to be able to keep secrets from the
user, so I don't think it will be problematic for you.
Google themselves include some keys in their open source projects, see
 for example.
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