a bug

David Balazic David.Balazic at hermes-softlab.com
Thu Jan 29 14:17:34 EST 2009


http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/PlainTextPasswords

 - the passwords are not sent anywhere in plain text

 - a master password like in Firefox might make sense. For some users.

Regards,
David 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: support-bounces at pidgin.im 
> [mailto:support-bounces at pidgin.im] On Behalf Of Evan Platt
> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 7:51 PM
> To: support at pidgin.im
> Subject: Re: a bug
> 
> I don't see a bug. I see a 'patch' to encrypt the passwords stored in 
> accounts.xml.
> 
> This has been discussed many, many, times here, and to sum up what 
> the developers have stated (please, correct me if I'm wrong), is the 
> passwords are sent in clear text, and there's no intention to 
> change this.
> 
> Or am I misreading the page you linked to and not seeing the 'bug'?
> 
> At 06:48 PM 1/28/2009, you wrote:
> >please see this link and fix bug
> >
> >
> >http://www.ubuntugeek.com/fix-for-master-password-expose-for-
> pidgin.html
> 
> 
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