[FoRK] Google Talk

Lorin Rivers lrivers
Thu Aug 25 05:24:08 PDT 2005


I reacted the same way, but after re-reading the iChat instructions, I
turned off the "warn about unsecure connection" or some such.

According to them, it's always secure.

Hopefully it's not like sticking black tape over a warning light.

On 8/24/05, Strata R. Chalup <strata at virtual.net> wrote:
> 
> Second point of discussion:  says you can use iChat on a mac, instructions are at:
> 
> http://www.google.com/support/talk/bin/answer.py?answer=24076
> 
> Instructions say to use your full gmail address and password.   iChat pops up a
> message when you start to log in saying basically "hey, this is going to be sent
> in the clear, are ya sure ya wanna do that?!"
> 
> That'd be "no, thanks".
> 
> Not without value, but jeez, if they're going to have folks log in with their
> gmail info, don't push FAQ pages pointing them to clients that require the info
> to be sent in the clear.
> 
> Oy.  Have we learned nothing?!
> 
> SRC
> 
> Lorin Rivers wrote:
> 
> > Jabber, talk.google.com, use your gmail account.
> >
> > Discuss.
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