[Standards-JIG] Re: UPDATED: JEP-0027 (Current Jabber OpenPGP Usa ge)

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Wed Mar 17 22:47:27 UTC 2004


On Wednesday 17 March 2004 2:36 pm, Matthias Wimmer wrote:
> Hi Justin!
>
> Justin Karneges schrieb am 2004-03-16 00:11:40:
> > Maybe the client could use a jabber:iq:time query on the server for clock
> > sync purposes.  If the remote time is "close enough" to the local time,
> > then the client can proceed as normal.  Otherwise, the client can display
> > an easily understandable warning message, such as:
>
> How can you trust the jabber:iq:time result? Mallory could have
> intercepted the time query result.

c2s encryption?  In any case, such a query is simply a hint.  The client won't 
actually use this value, it would just aid those with screwy clocks.

-Justin



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