Do you think this is a security risk and if not is it a bad UI decision?

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Sat May 4 08:06:47 UTC 2013


On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 3:29 AM, Stef Walter <stefw at> wrote:

> There's already this exact phoneish password hint capability in GTK+
> with the 'gtk-entry-password-hint-timeout' setting. Turn it on in
> $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/gtk-3.0/settings.ini, or use
> gtk_settings_set_string_property()

This sounds pretty neat but I am unable to get this to work.   I have tried
"gtk-entry-password-hint-timeout"=600 and without the quotes as well.

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