On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:22:17PM -0400, Preston Crow wrote:
> Would it make sense to encrypt the connection between the client and
> the server?  I'm particularly concerned about the sending of
> passwords in plaintext, as they're probably the same as other user
> passwords in most cases.
> 


Its just a gaim.  Don't use your banking password

> It would be fairly simple to wrap the server side with stunnel, but
> without built-in client support, this wouldn't do any good.
> 
> I've never used openssl or similar libraries, but that would seem
> like the right approach.  I doubt that the added overhead would
> cause latency or cpu load issues.
> 
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