[Council] Minutes 20120404

Matthew Wild matthew at prosody.im
Thu Apr 5 23:13:07 UTC 2012


Thanks Matt.

On 5 April 2012 17:23, Matthew Miller <linuxwolf at outer-planes.net> wrote:
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> 1) Roll Call
> Matt Miller, Tobias Markmann, Matthew Wild, Kevin Smith present; Ralph Meijer absent.
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> 2) XMPPWG Report
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> The XMPP working group meeting covered 3 main topics: end-to-end encryption, domain name assertions, and internationalization.
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> 2.1) E2E
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> Current proposal is < http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-miller-xmpp-e2e-00 >, which puts key management into a protocol, and is trying to re-use the work from JOSE (JSON Object Signing and Encryption) WG.  The "plaintext" is still XML (stanzas, wrapped in a XEP-0297 <forwarded/>), with jSON used for crypto headers (key parameters, etc).
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> 2.2) DNA
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> Although there is no draft documenting the proposal yet, the rough consensus is to follow a layered approach:
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> * determine trust algorithms for certificate in TLS (PKIX, HTTPS/.well-known, DANE)
> * Use dialback, and maybe stream:stream headers, for asserting an identity to be verified using trust algorithms
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> Concern raised about the use of HTTPS *clients* for all software (clients and servers).  Matt Miller urges discussion continue on < xmpp at ietf.org >.
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> 2.3) Internationalization
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> Internationalization work is pending outputs from the PRECIS working group.  There is a 6122bis draft available at < http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-saintandre-xmpp-6122bis-00 >, as well as a proposal for a sub-profile of PRECIS for nicknames at < http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-saintandre-precis-nickname-00 >. The nicknames draft proposes restrictions over the FreeClass that can be applied for particular scenarios (e.g. MUC room nicknames).
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> Most of discussion is on the < xmpp at ietf.org > mailing list, as well the PRECIS working group at < precis at ietf.org >.
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> 3) Date of next meeting
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> All in attendance agreed to next meet on 2012-04-11T16:00Z.
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> 4) Any other business
> NONE
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> - - m&m
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> Matthew A. Miller
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