[Standards-JIG] Re: The Great Encryption Debate

Nolan Eakins sneakin at semanticgap.com
Wed Aug 3 07:31:21 UTC 2005


David Waite wrote:
>>  4) groupchat.  I disagree with section 4.2.1.  I think we should find a way
>>to secure groupchat right away, especially with something session-based.
> 
> It is hard. Is the server the channel is on considered a trusted
> intermediary, or do you negotiate a key between peers? Does the key
> expire, if so who generates a new key?

Let's not forget pub/sub. I think the same rules and principles needed 
for groupchat will apply to anything that resembles the publish subcribe 
pattern.

- Nolan




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