[Standards-JIG] Re: Encryption protocols.

Peter Saint-Andre 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
>     Matthias

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".

/psa




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