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Re: Making GNUS continue to work with Gmail

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: Making GNUS continue to work with Gmail
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2020 13:54:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> "CC" == Cesar Crusius <cesar.crusius@gmail.com> writes:

> Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:
>> Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> writes:
>>> Yeah, we could just use that and tell the users to "just" register their
>>> own developer accounts at Google and then put the keys somewhere.  It's
>>> a really really horrid experience to go through, though, and Google will
>>> sic an API compliancy review at the users at random.
>>> What's about the approach recommended by a mutt user
>>> https://luxing.im/mutt-integration-with-gmail-using-oauth/
>>> Could that somehow be used for Gnus?
>> That's the approach you quoted me describing.  :-)

> ... and the approach _already implemented_ by auth-source-xoauth2, which 
> works for Gnus and anything else using auth-source in Emacs:

> https://github.com/ccrusius/auth-source-xoauth2

> (There is some hackery involved in `auth-source-xoauth2-enable` in order to 
> make the protocol work for IMAP/SMTP.)

> It looks like this approach keeps popping up as a "possible solution,"
> so I'll just point out again that this is _already implemented_ in the
> package above, and is being used by various people to make Gnus work
> with Gmail and XOAuth2. The discussion here is about how to _avoid_
> having to do that.

Did you do that? Or do you know somebody who did this. Anybody has an
I'd like to test it.

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