[Council] VOTE: SOCKS5 Bytestreams

David Waite mass at akuma.org
Tue Mar 4 10:37:12 CST 2003


I'd slightly prefer it be higher up, but it definately meets my 
concerns. +1 (and I can't wait to see someone use this tunnelled through 
a 'regular' SOCKS 5 proxy ;-))

-David Waite

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

>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
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>DW, does this address your question?
>
>Peter
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>On Sun, 2 Mar 2003, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
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>>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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>>On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Dave Smith wrote:
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>>>On Thursday, Feb 27, 2003, at 10:41 America/Denver, David Waite wrote:
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>>>>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.
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>>>>-David Waite
>>>>
>>>>Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
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>>>>
>>>>>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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