[Operators] requiring channel encryption

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Wed Apr 30 03:25:35 CDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 1:52 AM, Brian Cully <bcully at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The jabber.org admin team has been discussing the option of requiring
> > STARTTLS (or legacy SSL on port 5223) for client-to-server connections,
> > and STARTTLS for server-to-server connections. I'm wondering:
>         I think mandating TLS for c2s is a mistake. At the edges of the
> network, it should really be up to the local operators and their conditions.
> There are /lots/ of networks that have absolutely no need for it.

Surely that argument means that jabber.org admins should be able to
mandate TLS for c2s if the local conditions demand it, then?


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