<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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