[Standards] Binary data over XMPP

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Wed Nov 7 18:44:11 UTC 2007


On Wednesday 07 November 2007 4:56 am, Dave Cridland wrote:
> I personally feel that if we're to say that XMPP truly supports end
> to end encryption, we need to ensure it's of near-equal cost to the
> current way of doing things.

Totally disagree.  Encrypted e2e communication is almost universally 
ASCII-encoded (see PGP/MIME, S/MIME, OTR, PGP over IM, XEP-27).  It would be 
nice to transmit this more efficiently, but I don't buy encryption as a 
motivator.

-Justin



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