[Standards-JIG] Re: Encryption protocols.
stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Oct 25 23:05:48 UTC 2004
In article <20041008162502.GA15375 at hermes.muc.charente.de>,
Matthias Wimmer <m at tthias.net> wrote:
> Hi Jens!
> Jens Mikkelsen schrieb am 2004-10-08 18:09:36:
> > My question are now... Is their allready an encryption solution for
> > jabber? (Yes) But how does the protocol work. How is the keys
> > distributed and does it use asynchronical as well as synchronical
> > encryption? Is their a JEP on it?
> There is RFC 3923 - and there is JEP-0027, which documents how legacy
> Jabber-Clients (currently all that support encryption I think) are doing
> this using OpenPGP.
> Tot kijk
There may also be some other proposals in the near future, since so many
developers think the approach chosen by the IETF is not aligned with
"The Jabber Way".
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