version 0.2 of the MySQL module

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Mon Jul 3 18:36:08 UTC 2006

On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, Karjala wrote:

> Irrelevant fact: GAIM 1.5 doesn't complain when a server's certificate
> is not signed by a trusted CA

Most clients don't.

> That defeats the whole purpose of SSL which is to prevent
> man-in-the-middle attacks.

Arguably SSL has a lot of purposes, only one of which is preventing mitm
attacks.  Many are happy with the encryption alone.  (say, within an
office environment)

- Brad

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