[Dovecot] Plaintext Authentication from Localhost

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Aug 28 15:28:35 EEST 2004

On 26.8.2004, at 08:18, Paul C. Bryan wrote:

> I was specifically referencing the nice feature that 127.* are 
> considered secure, and therefore not subject to the 
> disable_plaintext_auth restriction. This is nice for local services 
> like webmail servers would not require SSL to securely authenticate 
> with the IMAP server.
> Timo responded that it was only added a few weeks ago, and it was only 
> in the CVS version of Dovecot at that time.
> I've noticed that the feature still hadn't made it into any release 
> version, but is still present in the CVS version. I'm just curious if 
> there is any possibility of it getting into a release version prior to 
> 1.0?

I guess I could add it to next 0.99 release. I guess I should release 
it soon..
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