<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=39957 >
Jason Dorje Short wrote:
> <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=39957 >
> William Allen Simpson wrote:
>> Madeline, where is your code? The AUTH code here is cryptologically
>> unsound. Did the AUTH code come from someplace special? Is there any
>> reason to be backward compatible with anything?
> The auth code was written by mike or per as a quick fix to get the
> client to auto-launch the server. There is little need for it to be
> backward-compatible even among the same version of freeciv I think.
> And, how is it cryptologically unsound?
My mistake, I misread - the above reply is about the HACK test code, not
the auth code.
About the auth code, I don't see why it's needed outside of pubserver.
If pubserver is replaced universally with GGZ then it could be dropped
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