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SSL Support #55787
18/10/03 11:46 AM
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Hi! Is it possible to add ssl support in new version of mIRC? Because alot of networks already support SSL and to use external programs(addons) is not so good idea.

Thanks beforehand.
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Re: SSL Support #55788
18/10/03 11:48 AM
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Cool idea!

Re: SSL Support #55789
18/10/03 11:57 AM
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Using the search feature you would see #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9

And that was just the FIRST page of ALL dates in the FEATURE SUGGESTION board using the SEARCH feature


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Re: SSL Support #55790
18/10/03 12:09 PM
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Readed all this... And dont get the answer on my question... To tell a stuff about US law, sorry but its stupid. Why? FlashFXP developed in US too, and support SSL like a charm... SO??? If mIRC developer too lazy to add few lines of code to support two dlls, is not depends of US law.

Sorry, for this.
And Thanks.

Re: SSL Support #55791
18/10/03 12:17 PM
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ok, so if you read ALL of the posts regarding SSL you'd know that people have suggested it in the past and a small by loyal following think it's a great idea. If we were on the OLD boardfs I could prolly give you about 100 links or so regarding SSL threads alone. Im not vetoing the idea, just stating it's been discussed many times before and that searching the boards would show you what exactly has been discussed etc. To answer you question, sure it's possible, but that doesnt mean it's probable smile


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Re: SSL Support #55792
18/10/03 02:38 PM
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Quote:
FlashFXP developed in US too

mIRC isn't developed in the USA. Khaled lives in the UK.


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Re: SSL Support #55793
18/10/03 06:34 PM
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Quote:
Readed all this... And dont get the answer on my question... To tell a stuff about US law, sorry but its stupid. Why? FlashFXP developed in US too, and support SSL like a charm... SO??? If mIRC developer too lazy to add few lines of code to support two dlls, is not depends of US law.

I can tell by the excellent grammar in that post that you are obviously NOT a lawyer so I would doubt Khaled is going to take your advise on legal matters. Furthermore, so, FlashFXP does it, what does that prove? People murder people in the US too, that doesn't mean it is legal. So, FlashFXP does it, all you did is prove they are breaking US law.

Re: SSL Support #55794
18/10/03 06:39 PM
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Why is it illegal to support SSL? confused

Re: SSL Support #55795
18/10/03 07:41 PM
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It's not illegal to support SSL, it's illegal to _export_ SSL. The way the US government looks at it is, what's to say that terrorists aren't going to d/l mIRC and use it to have encrypted communications?

Re: SSL Support #55796
18/10/03 08:13 PM
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what's to say that terrorists aren't going to d/l mIRC and use it to have encrypted communications?


The same could be said for other clients that support it and ditto for the IM clients that support it to (such as Yahoo, Trillian, GAIM...etc...) so the above is a possiblility anyway.

The 'net on the whole, in my opinion, needs to be made a bit more secure (especially e-mail. I wish more ppl used PGP encryption) so why not start with IRC? smile

Now if only EFnet supported SSL connections...

Re: SSL Support #55797
19/10/03 04:16 PM
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Until mIRC internally supports SSL, google for 'stuntour' which will allow you to connect to SSL-enabled IRC servers.

put stuntour.dll in your mIRC folder, and put the following in remotes:

on *:start:{ dll stuntour.dll load_stunnel }

there are a few more options, just read the readme.

Re: SSL Support #55798
19/10/03 05:10 PM
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Thanks, but I'm not running mIRC smile