pidgin 2.6.5 login QQ failed
perrin at apotheon.com
Fri Jan 22 17:29:33 UTC 2010
On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 10:49:16AM +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote:
> >On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 04:26:07PM +0800, wsk wrote:
> >> upgrade all software after upgrade to 8.0. and now found that
> >>pidgin login qq failed. any ideas?
> >If you're talking about AIM or ICQ, it seems that AOL has changed the way
> >servers handle logins so that the previous method doesn't exactly work
> >properly any longer. There's a work-around that involves opening up the
> >Edit Account dialog for the AIM or ICQ account in question, clicking on
> >the Advanced tab in that dialog, and unchecking the "Use clientLogin"
> >checkbox there. The potential security implications of this work-around
> >are still being explored, and the Pidgin people are apparently trying to
> >get AOL to clarify its "best practices" recommendation for how to handle
> >logins, but in the meantime this work-around might help solve the problem
> >you're having with logins.
> qq.com is a social networking site and a messaging application that's
> very big in China. Which means it's basically the biggest in the
> world... It has it's own chat / IM protocol, nothing to do with AOL.
Ah, I didn't realize that such a protocol existed. I thought perhaps all
the references to "QQ" were just that bizarre "crying" abbreviation that
I think originated in the Philippines. My mistake. Feel free to ignore
what I said about AIM and ICQ, then.
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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