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Re: [Nmh-workers] decode base64 auth info in -snoop output?

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] decode base64 auth info in -snoop output?
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:44:07 -0700

> On Aug 12, 2016, at 8:45 AM, address@hidden wrote:
> The knee-jerk response is that it's a security issue.  A few second's
> thought shows that it's not revealing anything that the person/software
> issuing a 'post -snoop' doesn't already have access to.
> Probably not a bad idea, as it drastically reduces the time to debug
> a Homer Simpson "D'Oh!" moment when you finally realize it's sending
> an incorrect user/password pair (been there, done that, when we migrated
> our mailstore from a local solution to Google Mail... :)

Another advantage is that -snoop can point out base64 encoding errors.  Not 
that I really expect to trip over that in this day and age.  Then again, 
considering the silly SMTP server errors I still keep running into?  You never 
know ...

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