[Qgis-developer] Qgis custom buil to read obfuscated data
giohappy at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 04:35:57 EDT 2011
Thanks for the brainstorming. I will bring the various usefull
considerations to my collegues. I'll let you know about the policies that
will be chosen, and consequently the road to achieve them.
2011/9/16 Martin Dobias <wonder.sk at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 2:53 AM, John Patterson <john at henrygis.com> wrote:
> > I'd say that encryption is the answer here - hang the security on the key
> > rather than the code. If the requirement is explicitly "should be only
> > visible and usable through the customized qgis and not by any other
> > then use GPG or something and add a "File > Load Encrypted Dataset"
> > dialog or some such. I would imagine this to be a reasonable solution.
> Even when the data is encrypted on disk, they are freely accessible
> within QGIS. The user has many opportunities how to access raw data:
> - save the layer to another format
> - copy all features to another layer
> - save the data in python console
> - save the data in a plugin
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