Re: [dev] [ii] exposed password on process monitoring

From: Truls Becken <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 22:27:04 +0200

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 21:21, Kurt H Maier wrote:

> PASS has nothing to do with nickserv.
> nickserv has nothing to do with PASS.
> any server that uses data from the PASS string to do shit with nickserv
> is doing that on its own.
> Why is this not filtering into anyone's skull?


1) as you mentioned, some servers such as freenode auto-identify with
nickserv if you send PASS
2) the most popular servers do not require PASS to connect

So for the user they seem to have the same effect.
Perhaps 2) is partly the reason they do 1), by the way.

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