a bug

Kevin Stange kstange at pidgin.im
Thu Jan 29 14:52:15 EST 2009


Evan Platt wrote:
> At 11:17 AM 1/29/2009, you wrote:
>> http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/PlainTextPasswords
>>
>>  - the passwords are not sent anywhere in plain text
> 
> It was my understanding your password is sent to the IM server in 
> plain text - un encrypted?
> 

That depends upon the IM service you're talking about, but almost
everything uses a hash or SSL now.

Kevin

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