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[leafnode-list] Re: User authentication

On Tuesday 16 September 2008 20:07:45 Robert Grimm wrote:
> Timo Neuvonen <timo-news@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > As far as I know, the current released version of leafnode does not
> > support user authentication (require uid+password to be used at
> > newsreader client).
> >
> > Is this feature possibly planned or already implemented in the new
> > leafnode-2 version that will be released some day?
> ,----[ man leafnode ]


> from version 2.0.0.alpha20080904a
> Never tried this though.

I have, and it worked well for my users. The usual recommendations about good 
passwords apply. I generated random passwords and ignored complaints that 
they were hard to remember.

Btw, your slrn is using 8-bit content-transfer-encoding, as is appropriate for 
Usenet, and a mail server somewhere is converting it to Base64. I had no 
problems here with KMail 1.9.9. The same thing often happens when posting to 
moderated Usenet groups where the article is emailed to a moderator for 

PJR :-)
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