[Tkabber] the custom file is world-readable

Jamin W. Collins tkabber@jabber.ru
Mon, 13 Jan 2003 10:33:57 -0600

On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 02:16:20PM +0300, Artem Shvorin wrote:
> tkabber creates ~/.tkabber/custom.tcl with default permissions
> (readable for all).  This is not a good idea, since it may contain
> user's password.

It might be advisable for the password to be stored in a seperate file
also.  I keep many portions of my home directory in a Subversion
repository.  In cases like this having the password in it's own file
(with appropriate permissions) is helpful.

Jamin W. Collins