[Operators] requiring channel encryption

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Apr 30 10:01:17 CDT 2008

Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 20:52 -0400, Brian Cully wrote:
>> 	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.
> The question is for the jabber.org server, so I don't see how that
> argument is relevant.
> To answer Peter's question, MIT's server requires TLS or old-style SSL
> for c2s connections, but does not require it for s2s.  I haven't heard
> of any client issues resulting from this requirement.

MIT's user base is probably a bit different from jabber.org's user base,
but it's good to know that you have not seen any significant client issues.


Peter Saint-Andre

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