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Re:Re: Making GNUS continue to work with Gmail

From: 范凯
Subject: Re:Re: Making GNUS continue to work with Gmail
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 14:00:41 +0800 (CST)

Is it possiable to just use the application specific password?



At 2020-08-15 17:45:16, "Gregory Heytings via \"Emacs development discussions.\"" <emacs-devel@gnu.org> wrote: > >> >> What IS "this approach"? Does it get a key that GNUS can use for >> everyone? Does it have each user get a key from Google? >> > >For the sake of clarity, there are two possible approaches: > >1. Each user creates its own OAuth credentials, and uses them to access >their own Google account. From the point of view of Google, this is as if >each user created its own app. This is the solution chosen by Mutt and >others. Its main advantage is that the process is immediate (it takes >only a few minutes). Its main drawback is that it is a rather complex >process. > >2. The developer creates OAuth credentials, and includes them in the >program. From the point of view of Google, only one app exists, with many >users. This is the apparently the solution chosen by Kmail, Thunderbird >and others. Its main advantage is that it makes the process very simple >(almost transparent) for users: when they add a Google account to their >mail client, a Google page is opened in a browser, they indicate their >login and password, and that's all. Its main drawback is that it is a >long process, because Google has to review and approve the app. It >requires at least: (1) having a domain name for the app, (2) writing a >privacy policy for the app, (3) creating a video that demonstrates the >OAuth grant process in the app, (4) submitting the app for verification to >Google, and waiting that it be approved. > >For the sake of completeness, there is in fact a third possible approach, >which cannot be used by regular Gmail users: > >3. If your Google account is a G Suite account (either a business one or >an education one), that is, if your email is managed by Google but your >email address does is not an @gmail.com address, then the G Suite >administrator can do the process (1) above once for all users of a given >mail client. That is, the mail client is approved once for all users of >that domain without the need of a review by Google. > >Gregory


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