[Council] XEP-0185 feedback

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Feb 1 16:51:50 CST 2007


Ian Paterson wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 
>> I chatted with Philipp Hancke (the spec author) and we think it's 
>> probably best to simply remove Section 4 of XEP-0185. Objections?
> 
> I think it's educational. That's important for this XEP - since there 
> are no incompatability issues to keep developers on the straight and 
> narrow. So anyone can decide to do their own thing (all too common with 
> crypto code). We can't stop that, but we can at least help them avoid 
> the obvious mistakes.

Save the education for some tutorial, let's keep XEP-0185 short and 
sweet by limiting it to the recommended algorithm.

> I'm also interested in 4.1 (why the Originating Server needs to be 
> included). :-)

I'd have to ask Jer. :P

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation
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