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Etan Reisner pidgin at
Fri Jun 22 00:36:46 EDT 2007

On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 09:01:01PM -0400, Evan Schoenberg wrote:
> Quoting Sean Egan <seanegan at>:
> > I'm not sure why you would need to supply the username and password to
> > the callback. Would there be a case where the username/password we
> > request to the registration function isn't what we get back?
> The password may not be available to the callback outside of its
> parameters, at least not without special-casing the 'password' field
> of the registration form.

What do you mean here? I'm not sure I follow. How would one supply a
password such that it could be passed to the callback but not available
in some other way?

> > Can we just remove registration entirely? ;)
> Aww... *pats registration on the head* I think automatic registration
> with the server is one of the first in-your-face things which
> recommends use of xmpp over other messaging services from the
> perspective of a newbie who doesn't realize he should care about open
> standards and cross-compatibility. :)

What if I typo my account name? I certainly don't want a second account
registered automatically for me. Or did you mean popping up a dialog
saying 'It looks like you don't have an account on this server. Would you
like me to create it for you?' ?


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