[Council] Notes on XEP-0262: Use of ZRTP in Jingle RTP Sessions

Matthew A. Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Wed May 25 17:22:02 UTC 2011


On May 25, 2011, at 11:18 , Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> On 5/25/11 10:50 AM, Matthew A. Miller wrote:
>> Section 1. Protocol
>> ===================
>> 
>> * 2: The following sentence is missing some words (maybe an entity that isn't processed correctly?):
>> 
>> 	"An alternative approach to end-to-end encryption of RTP traffic is provided by , developed by Phil Zimmermann, the inventor of "Pretty Good Privacy" (PGP)"
>> 
>> * 1: There is no reference to the ZRTP specification (e.g. <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6189>)
> 
> XEP Editor error with a reference update. Fixed:
> 
> An alternative approach to end-to-end encryption of RTP traffic is
> provided by RFC 6189 [3], developed by Phil Zimmermann, the inventor of
> "Pretty Good Privacy" (PGP).

Two birds with one stone!  Yay!

> 
>> Section 2. Determining Support
>> ==============================
>> 
>> * N: Example 4. A disco#info response is a bit short, if it's meant to be representative.  For instance, it lacks an <identity/>, and is missing <features/> for disco#info and other Jingle protocols.
> 
> That's not much different from, say, XEP-0216:
> 
> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0261.html#example-16
> 
> The disco#info results are not meant to be representative, I think, only
> to show the exact feature being defined in the relevant spec.
> 
> Peter
> 

Glancing at some other XEPs, I notice we follow the "simplified" form more than the "minimally correct" form (-:  I'm fine leaving this part alone, and should have indicated that better from the start.


- m&m

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