Does the .idea folder contain any sensitive data (passwords etc.)?

There is the .idea meta-data folder (AND the Project.iml file) which I want to commit to my VCS. Does this folder contain any sensitive information like passwords? Or is there another reason why I shouldn't add this folder AND the Project.iml file to my repo?

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Hello Alexander,

You should not add the entire folder. workspace.xml in the folder contains
user-specific settings (and may also contain stored passwords).

All other files (including the .iml) are designed to be shareable.

There is the .idea meta-data folder (AND the Project.iml file) which
I want to commit to my VCS. Does this folder contain any sensitive
information like passwords? Or is there another reason why I shouldn't
add this folder AND the Project.iml file to my repo?


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