[pass] [PATCH] Added functionality to retrieve username from a password file and copy to clipboard.

milki milki at rescomp.berkeley.edu
Tue Oct 9 23:00:19 CEST 2012

On 18:37 Tue 09 Oct     , ged at qube.io wrote:
> Hi Jason,
> I understand your schema-less approach but doesn't that have the potential to 
> restrict the power of the script?  At the moment the only thing that 
> your script does with the information stored in the encrytped file is to either
> a) display the entire file or b) copy the first line to the clipboard.  
> Is it necessarily a bad thing to be able to extract a username, email address or 
> web site from the password store?  It would require a schema of some type 
> which is of course a form of complication.  Possibly you could support a small set 
> of simple schemas (for example "no-schema", "multiline", "folder" and "multiline
> key/value") with the user specifying in a config file which schema to use? 

Is the user id (username, email, etc) really information that must be
kept encrypted at all? Why can't you incorporate this information into
the pass-name?


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