Commercial use

Kevin Stange kstange at pidgin.im
Sun Jan 15 23:02:26 EST 2012


On 01/15/12 18:21, Isaac Witmer wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 1:43 AM, Kevin Stange <kstange at pidgin.im> wrote:
>> On 01/14/12 23:13, Dennis Carr wrote:
>>> On Sat, 14 Jan 2012, JJCash at dstsystems.com wrote:
>>> passwords are NOT stored in plaintext (examination of
>>> ~/.purple/accounts.xml) - I'm not clear on the encryption scheme though.
>>
>> This is not a correct statement.  Passwords are not encrypted in the
>> accounts.xml file in any way.
>>
> 
> I hope I'm not out of place jumping into this conversation.
> Do you know of any thought/work in encrypting the passwords with a
> user prompted password? (on loading the application)

There is a branch of development implementing keyring support (which I
believe currently supports kwallet and gnome-keyring) which may be
merged if it nears completion during the 3.0.0 development cycle.

Kevin


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