[Council] VOTE: SOCKS5 Bytestreams

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Mar 4 09:40:36 CST 2003


I have updated the JEP by adding section 10.3 ("Use of Existing SOCKS5
Proxies").

http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0065.html#sect-id2595426

DW, does this address your question?

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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On Sun, 2 Mar 2003, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> I can update the JEP to make this more explicit. We're using (parts of)
> the SOCKS5 protocol in this JEP, but you can't just use an off-the-shelf
> SOCKS5 proxy to implement this JEP.
> 
> Peter
> 
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> Peter Saint-Andre
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> On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Dave Smith wrote:
> 
> > 
> > On Thursday, Feb 27, 2003, at 10:41 America/Denver, David Waite wrote:
> > 
> > > Quick question (since I know an author is on this list) - can I assume 
> > > in a Mediated Connection (Setion 3.2) that the mediator can be a real 
> > > SOCKS proxy? In that case, wouldn't I use my 'real' authentication for 
> > > that proxy rather than the dynamically generated keypair? Or is it not 
> > > possible to use an off-the-shelf SOCKS proxy for this purpose?
> > 
> > You simply can't use a SOCKS5 proxy with this. SOCKS5 proxies don't 
> > know that they need to wait around for a connection from multiple 
> > parties.
> > 
> > I'm surprised this (fundamental) issue didn't come up in the Council 
> > review of the JEP.
> > 
> > D.
> > 
> > >
> > > -David Waite
> > >
> > > Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > >
> > >> We discussed the SOCKS5 Bytestreams proposal (JEP-0065) in the most 
> > >> recent
> > >> Council meeting and no Council members had objections. Therefore I 
> > >> would
> > >> like to present this JEP for a vote of the Council. Because this is a
> > >> Standards-Track JEP, a +1 vote means you approve of advancing this to
> > >> Draft. Please vote or voice your objections on the list.
> > >>
> > >> http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0065.html
> > >>
> > >> Thanks.
> > >>
> > >> Peter
> > >>
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