[standards-jig] Essence of Jabber

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Thu Mar 7 01:38:56 UTC 2002


Ask temas or any other jabberd developer. SSL has never officially been
made part of the Jabber standard.

The purpose of what DJ and I are doing here is to define the *ABSOLUTE
MINIMUM* required to support Jabber. I'm kind of iffy on whether TCP
should be in there, so there's no way SSL should be.


On Wed, 2002-03-06 at 20:08, Shawn Wilton wrote:
> How is ssl only experimental?  I've been using it for months.  As for
> definition, it's a difference between connections.  There's no definition
> needed.
> Instead of putting the bar as low as possible it has to be raised to some
> degree.  Otherwise jabber is just a carbon copy of everything else out
> there.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: standards-jig-admin at jabber.org
> [mailto:standards-jig-admin at jabber.org]On Behalf Of Julian Missig
> Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2002 5:05 PM
> To: standards-jig at jabber.org
> Subject: Re: [standards-jig] Essence of Jabber
> 
> 
> SSL connections are currently experimental and not well defined. I
> definitely do not think SSL compatibility is required for something to have
> absolute base Jabber support.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shawn Wilton" <shawn at black9.net>
> To: <standards-jig at jabber.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 06 March, 2002 19:58
> Subject: RE: [standards-jig] Essence of Jabber
> 
> 
> > Honestly, I think ssl compatible connections should be required.  We
> should
> > put forth some effort to provide a more secure service.  Do they have to
> > turn it on, no.  But if you wanna talk compliance, then it should be
> forced
> > for inclusion in a product.





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