[Council] meeting minutes, 2007-10-24

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Oct 30 10:25:32 CDT 2007

Kevin Smith wrote:
> On 24 Oct 2007, at 22:08, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> How is this as the second paragraph of the Security Considerations?
>> ******
>> Use of the <password/> child of the <conference/> element is NOT
>> RECOMMENDED, since the password could be discovered by a third party,
>> e.g. an eavesdropper (if channel encryption is not used) or a server
>> administrator. However, the element MAY be used in suitably secure
>> environments (e.g., where it is known that communications will not be
>> sent over unencrypted channels and the server administrators are
>> trusted). Clients SHOULD NOT default to storing passwords and MUST
>> enable users to disable any password storage.
>> ******
> Works for me.

OK, thanks. Anyone else?


Peter Saint-Andre

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