MUC encryption plugin

Ethan Blanton elb at
Thu Oct 11 20:21:55 EDT 2012

Peter Lawler spake unto us the following wisdom:
> On 12/10/12 03:05, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> >We don't generally "support" third party plugins in any way, except
> >that we are willing to answer technical questions to the best of our
> >abilities.
> I by and large concur with Ethan, 'cept for this bit. Well, maybe
> not disagree but I think it's important to detail what these
> questions and answers *might* entail.
> Pidgin will answer technical questions if/when they can to best of
> abilities, sure. But if it turns out during that discussion that an
> API sucks, we'd change it. However the code may not change the way
> that the immediate 3rd party plugin author wants or requires. It's
> possibly more likely to be changed to how it'd be more useful to
> multiple 3rd party plugins.

This is a good point.  We are more than willing to entertain
suggestions to improve or modify our API, if a third-party plugin
author demonstrates the need.  Modifications are gated in time by
major releases, of course.

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