[Standards-JIG] RE: Standards-JIG] MUC Invitations, Jingle Relays, and Big Problems

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Nov 7 16:51:53 UTC 2006


Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> I think we need to work on building trust in the network as a
> whole. For example, it might help if most servers on the network (and by
> extension add-on services hosted at subdomains of those servers, such as
> MUC and pubsub services) were identified by X.509 certificates. That's
> one reason I've been working on a proposal to establish an intermediate
> certification authority for the XMPP network:
> 
> http://www.jabber.org/jsf/ica-proposal.html

Going beyond that, we'd need such entities to also digitally sign their
stanzas. But I'm not going to post more about that until I've had a
chance to read up on XML digital signatures... ;-)

/psa

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