[JDEV] GPG encrypted group chats?
temas at box5.net
Mon Feb 4 11:09:00 CST 2002
Take a look at the XML Encryption Standard from the w3. In the security JIG
we've been looking at ways we can use this for a new standard form of
encryption in Jabber. It includes many ciphers in it such as AES and 3DES
so it's pretty slick. Hopefully some of the other projects of the JIG
members will mellow out soon and we can continue our discussions.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Mintz" <gmike87 at yahoo.com>
To: <jdev at jabber.org>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 11:13 PM
Subject: Re: [JDEV] GPG encrypted group chats?
> What's the new encryption standard? AES?
> - MikeM
> --- Julian Missig <julian at jabber.org> wrote:
> > James Widman wrote:
> > > Just curious: has anyone implemented or is anyone
> > working on an
> > > encryptable group chat feature in a jabber client?
> > Is there any real
> > > demand for such a thing, or is this just a
> > "nice-to-have" feature?
> > Simply put, it's not possible because of the way
> > GPG/PGP works. Even if
> > it were, supposedly it wouldn't exactly be very
> > secure anyway.
> > I'd rather see work put toward the new encryption
> > standard than
> > extending the existing GPG/PGP stuff.
> > Julian
> > --
> > email: julian at jabber.org
> > jabber:julian at jabber.org
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