[Standards] XMPP OAuth2 login at Google

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Sep 17 19:39:46 UTC 2012


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On 9/17/12 1:36 PM, Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On 2012-09-17 21:10, Randy Turner wrote:
>> PLAIN is going to be deprecated, even though TLS is pretty much 
>> ubiquitous?
> 
> This has to do with their intent to ban the use of passwords in 
> applications and rely on 2-step verification with OAuth2 bearer
> tokens.

Right. Google is deprecating PLAIN for their service (hey, 2-factor is
good), but PLAIN is not being deprecated for XMPP in general. Yet... ;-)

Peter

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