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I encapsulate a username and a plaintext password.This encapsulates the case where the password received over the network has been hashed with the identity function (That is, not at all). The CredentialsChecker may store the password in whatever format it desires, it need only transform the stored password in a similar way before performing the comparison.
|Instance Variables||username||The username associated with these credentials.
|password||The password associated with these credentials.
|Method||checkPassword||Validate these credentials against the correct password.|
|Parameters||password||The correct, plaintext password against which to check.|
|Returns||a deferred which becomes, or a boolean indicating if the password matches.|