[LAU] [Off topic] lists.linuxaudio.org mailing list memberships reminder

Will Godfrey willgodfrey at musically.me.uk
Wed Jan 2 21:44:15 CET 2019

On Wed, 2 Jan 2019 15:14:44 -0500
Tim <termtech at rogers.com> wrote:

>On 1/2/19 2:47 PM, Jeremy Jongepier wrote:
>> On 1/2/19 4:38 PM, mailing at joergsorge.de wrote:  
>>> Hi,
>>> I've a question.
>>> The List-System is sending the reminder once a month.
>>> It includes the password unencrypted.
>>> Is this a good idea?  
>>  From a security point of view no. You can't fully trust the path your
>> mails are traveling. And if your fetching your mail with standard IMAP
>> on port 143 or even POP3 then it's definitely insecure. We could disable
>> this feature, I'd be very much in favor for doing so.
>> Jeremy
>Although LA* are relatively safe lists and I'm not sure the damage
>  someone could do with my passwords, I'll tip my hat ++ in favour
>  of doing that. As long as we have standard 'forgot your password?'
>  retrieval, I hope we would all be OK with this logical move.

Yes. I'd be quite happy with that.

Will J Godfrey
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