My answers are inline.
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On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 6:22 PM, Ethan Blanton <e...@pidgin.im> wrote:
> Donald Le spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > We will sunset the authorizers login.oscar.aol.com and
> > used by your clients today.
> > Notes: 53809 unique logins in July 2016, 54003 in August 2016 and 50810
> > date in September 2016.
> I believe we only use these when people have trouble using a method we
> call "clientLogin" that uses login.messaging.aol.com. I'm not sure if
> this is the same or not.
<Donald> It's the same.
> > Your client has a distID = 0 and "no" DevID. The new authentication path
> > requires a valid distID and DevID.
> I believe that this is because we have tried multiple times to get IDs
> and were unable to get in contact with anyone who could/would issue
> them to us.
<Donald> I will create them and send by COB tomorrow the latest.
> Note that libpurple (the IM communication library underlying Pidgin)
> is used by multiple clients, and this may affect this issuance.
> > We will upgrade our AIM client (Legacy, Web and Mobile) in the coming
> We appreciate the heads up, although more lead time would of course
> have been easier to coordinate.
<Donald> The update will start Oct 17th and I can delay 2 weeks for Pidgin.
> I will be mostly unavailable over the next few weeks, so hopefully
> another developer can schedule a conference call.
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