Character limit on passwords?

Ethan Blanton elb at
Thu Jul 17 15:05:27 EDT 2014

Kristina Marusic spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Weird. I'm using Windows 7 and Pidgin 2.10.9 (libpurple 2.10.9).
> I've tried uninstalling and re-installing Pidgin, and also copy/pasting my
> password rather than typing, and I'm still unable to paste or type the full
> password in. When I attempt to save the account it keeps it "not
> authorized," and the saved password seems to be only 22 characters.

By this do you mean that if you open .purple/accounts.xml, the
password stored there is truncated?


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