[JDEV] Security & the Java Jabber server

Ragavan S jabber_dev at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 2 16:52:39 CDT 2001

>--- Al Sutton <al at alsutton.com> wrote:
> >
> > My current plan is to get a sourceforge project up and running and put
> > the
> > CVS repository on that, and run the web site/downloads from my site
> > (www.alsutton.com), although any ideas are welcome.
>Wow.  Sounds great.

Yep.. definitely sounds good to me. Do send out a link when you have 
something up.

> > > Apart from the issues you both have brought out, I am also personally
> > > interested in trying to figure out how to tie in XML-DSIG to add
> > security,
> > > especially when you start talking about 'enterprise grade'
> > communications.
>Great.  I'm also interested in this (I think the protocols should think
>security first, then build the rest on top of that).  It will be
>interesting to see where this takes us.
> > > Another interest is to see if and how Kerberos fits in. The concept of
> > > sessions can be pretty pertinent to communications and this might be
> > an
> > > area for something like kerberos to come in.
>Interesting.  I just downloaded the IBM XML security stuff (linked as the
>reference implementation of the w3c XML encryption standard).  It contains
>XML based access control stuff that looks really interesting too.

Were you able to find an open source evaluation copy or something? The only 
one that I found when I was poking inside alphaworks was a $1000 license of 
the object code :-(

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