[Users] Does claws-mail no longer support gmail without enabling the insecure app setting?

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Sat Jun 24 12:47:38 CEST 2017


On Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:37:59 +0100 Paul <claws at thewildbeast.co.uk> wrote:

> On Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:53:14 +0530
> Prahlad Yeri <prahladyeri at yahoo.com> wrote: 
> > I've setup the IMAP credentials for sending/receiving, but it seems
> > that Google insists on only OAuth these days. Is there a way to get
> > it working on Claws Mail without enabling the "less secure sign-in"
> > in my Gmail account?  
> That is correct. But, of course, "less secure" really means
> "non-OAuth", which is not the same thing at all.

Anyway, gmail's and yahoo's OAuth have recently been hacked (and data
compromised, even if, with Google, data is by definition compromised -
huh), proving that this "new" thing is not stronger than other methods.


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