OTR and general security stuff

azrdev azrdev at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 15 08:13:14 EST 2013

2013/2/13 Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im>:
>    developer).  This makes me somewhat nervous about "blessing" the
>    OTR plugin; in particular, there have been a few long-standing and
>    unaddressed bugs (not that I can think of what they are at the
>    moment, but I'm sure someone can) that have plagued Pidgin users
>    for years, and we've had no avenue of contact and seen no support
>    on that front.

To give an example: https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/15477
Having OTR ignore XMPP /resources makes it really annoying to use with
two or more simultaneous logins.

Just my two cents

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