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

Matthew A. Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Tue May 31 20:59:53 UTC 2011


This addresses all of my concerns... now +1.


- m&m

On May 31, 2011, at 14:58 , Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> On 5/25/11 11:24 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> On 5/25/11 11:22 AM, Matthew A. Miller wrote:
>>> 
>>> 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.
>> 
>> Perhaps at least including <feature var='urn:xmpp:jingle:1'/> would be
>> appropriate (as in 261).
> 
> Fixed:
> 
> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0262.html
> 
> Anyone else -1?
> 
> Peter
> 
> -- 
> Peter Saint-Andre
> https://stpeter.im/
> 
> 
> 

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