Feature Request/Update

Olivier Agustin olivier.agustin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 13:29:06 EST 2013

It should be a one time authentication via an SMS to enable a Pidgin client
to be authorized to log in. I've disabled my 2nd tier, thus able to use
gTalk in Pidgin.
On Jan 16, 2013 2:26 AM, "Mark Doliner" <mark at kingant.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 7:41 AM, David Coulson <david at davidcoulson.net>
> wrote:
> > nothing to do with Pidgin.
> I think that's not entirely accurate.  I think Pidgin could support
> logging into Google Talk with oauth, in which case the user would
> enter their authentication credentials into their browser (including a
> one-time password, for people with 2-factor authentication enabled).
> In this case users would not need to generate an application specific
> password.
> I don't know how other people feel about this.  I'm mildly in favor of
> it.  The code is mildly Google specific... but I think our XMPP PRPL
> already has other Google-specific code.  And the oauth model is
> becoming increasingly more common.
> https://developers.google.com/talk/jep_extensions/oauth
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