[Standards] Any protocol to request encrypted connections?

Joe Hildebrand hildjj at gmail.com
Sat Feb 10 21:31:53 UTC 2007


In answer to Matthias' question, this is why I was referring to XEP-76.

On Feb 6, 2007, at 2:28 AM, 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?
>
> Richard
>
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