[JDEV] Connecting to the server.

Peter Millard peter at vantek-corp.com
Thu Oct 19 08:16:42 CDT 2000

Michael -

This is more of a transport issue than anything. If I recall correctly,
normal (AOL) AIM clients transmit your password in the clear :) So what is
happening is the same as with a normal client. This may eventually change,
but there is no way to hash that passwd inside of the presence packet that
is sent out. But again, it has more to do with how the transports work than
anything else.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Emswiler" <memswiler at hotmail.com>
To: <jdev at jabber.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 7:59 AM
Subject: Re: [JDEV] Connecting to the server.

I always use digest from my client to the server when connecting, but I
thought I noticed that passwords were still in clear text when receiving
presence messages from transports (MSN, ICQ, etc.)

Maybe this is specific to JabberCOM -- Peter?

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