[Operators] Future of XMPP Re: The Google issue

Jesse Thompson jesse.thompson at doit.wisc.edu
Tue Dec 3 21:56:20 UTC 2013


On 12/3/2013 11:24 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> We need POSH for authenticated encryption. If people think that
> unauthenticated encryption is good enough for some purposes, then they
> don't need POSH or DANE/DNSSEC. Personally I'd prefer authenticated
> encryption, so I still think that POSH is useful in the short to
> medium term and DANE/DNSSEC is useful in the long term.

Maybe this was already said, but it's a little unclear.

So, it's OK that my domains score an "F" for failing the "authenticated 
encryption" related tests at the IM Observatory?  Having an "F" does not 
mean that we will be cut off from the network on the test days?

Jesse


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