[tomboy-list] Encrypting notes idea
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Sat Jan 22 11:33:04 PST 2011
Please read https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=417316#c16 for
my current plans.
On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Todd Wilson <twilson at csufresno.edu> wrote:
> I looked over the list of plug-ins and plug-in ideas at
> and didn't see anything related to encrypting notes.
> Use case: I'd like to keep my credit-card info in a Tomboy note, where
> it would be easy to copy and paste when making online purchases, but I
> don't want to take the risk that this information might get stolen,
> especially if I'm syncing with a server.
> Idea: Tomboy should keep a master password that can be set via the
> preferences. A button in the toolbar to encrypt a note should be
> available for each note. Clicking this would ask for a password and a
> confirmation, or alternatively give the option of using the master
> password instead. (This way you could have a default password for most
> of your notes but still create different passwords for notes in special
> cases.) After this, the note, while it was open, would act normally
> with regard to editing, printing, exporting, etc., but once it was
> closed, I wouldn't be able to reopen it without the password. Clicking
> encrypt for an already-encrypted (but obviously open) note would allow
> me to set/change the password or switch to using the default password.
> Possible (without significant changes to Tomboy)?
> Todd Wilson
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