[Pidgin] #16291: Can not autoidentify on irc.oftc.net

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Tue Jul 8 16:24:31 EDT 2014

#16291: Can not autoidentify on irc.oftc.net
 Reporter:  g_one                            |       Owner:  elb
     Type:  defect                           |      Status:  new
Milestone:                                   |   Component:  IRC
  Version:  2.10.9                           |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  oftc identify nickname nickserv  |

Comment (by elb):

 Freenode, specifically, allows nickserv passwords to be sent in the
 account password field.  This password not actually intended (within the
 protocol) to be tied to an account or a nick at all, it is a password
 required to connect to a server.  It went essentially unused for several

 Using it as a nickserv login is a feature of the network, not the

Ticket URL: <https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/16291#comment:3>
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