admin and user passwords

Ethan Blanton elb at
Mon Jul 9 09:07:11 EDT 2012

Arne L. spake unto us the following wisdom:
> for that people, who run help deks or internet radio stations it can
> be needful to access every messenger net with an account, but on
> user-level the accounts are protected against unwanted changes or
> phishing. if a meber leaves the group in bad standing, there is only
> the need to create a new user-level password, the single messenger
> accounts are still protected. is that a feature, you woul dthink about
> in the future?

No.  The correct solution to this is multiple OS-level accounts, with
each user having their own Pidgin configuration.  Removing or locking
out the OS-level user when a user leaves solves this problem.

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