# The password for POP service when the -sasl switch is used
# with one of these programs is the login name on the local
I've re-read that last paragraph ... and I realize that I do not
The description or the semantics? It really did/does use the login
name for the password. I think it's long past time that we remove
Is that ... correct? I am looking at the code and I cannot convince myself
that statement is true. It is entirely possible that it USED to be that way
but I don't think that is true for 1.7.1 (I mean, besides the bug in 1.7.1).
Right, it used to be that way, see end of
and dates from before nmh's move to git.
Fortunately, it isn't that way any more. It was fixed in commit
90edb255effd0d2 (thanks!). I'll update the man page.