Character limit on passwords?

Ethan Blanton elb at
Thu Jul 17 14:43:14 EDT 2014

Kristina Marusic spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Mine scrolls along a bit, several dots past the viewable input box,
> but then stops. The cursor freezes, the scrolling stops, and I'm
> unable to enter additional characters. 22 dots is all I get,
> regardless of how much I continue typing.

I was able to set a ~100 character password.  I cannot reproduce this.
I don't know how many dots are in the box, but the entire password is
saved to the account preferences.

What version of Pidgin are you using, on what platform?


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