[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: XMPP Transport Layer Security

XMPP Extensions Editor editor at xmpp.org
Thu Nov 1 19:59:16 UTC 2007

The XMPP Extensions Editor has received a proposal for a new XEP.

Title: XMPP Transport Layer Security

Abstract: This document specifies the XMPP Transport Layer Security (XTLS) protocol. XTLS, which provides communications privacy for the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP), enables XMPP applications to communicate in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, and forgery of XML stanzas. XTLS is based on Transport Layer Security (TLS) and provides equivalent security guarantees. The semantics of XMPP stanzas are preserved by XTLS.

URL: http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/xtls.html

The XMPP Council will decide at its next meeting whether to accept this proposal as an official XEP.

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