[Standards] Any protocol to request encrypted connections?

Matthew O'Gorman mogorman at astjab.org
Tue Feb 6 16:14:16 UTC 2007


why not jingle and use p2p udp with encryption of text?  but to be
honest sharing gpg keys between endpoints works well for me

On 2/6/07, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> Richard Dobson wrote:
> >
> >> Sure. So you want a kind of traceroute protocol that enables any
> >> entity in the path to know that the entire path is channel-encrypted.
> >> We've talked about such a thing many times, but haven't developed it
> >> yet. Maybe now is the time to work on it...
> > Although you are relying on the servers along the route not being
> > compromised or otherwise bad and telling you the connections are
> > encrypted when they arn't, so it shouldn't be relied on 100%, unless
> > someone can think of a way around that?
>
> Ay, there's the rub.
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