I have googled and searched the forums. I can find no mention of this.
At some point, my scripts that grab a password from a secure note in the keychain stopped working. I figured out that Keychain Scripting is returning the “password” property as a property list. Weird.
I checked the Keychain Scripting dictionary and it still says the “password” property is returned as a string. I suppose an XML property list is a string, but still. Is XML really necessary to return a password? Now I’ll have to parse a property list just to get the password string.
Why does it return a property list rather than a string?
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