[Standards] NEW: XEP-0300 (Use of Cryptographic Hash Functions in XMPP)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Jun 30 03:59:07 UTC 2011

On 6/29/11 9:35 PM, Evgeniy Khramtsov wrote:
> 30.06.2011 01:37, XMPP Extensions Editor wrote:
>> Version 0.1 of XEP-0300 (Use of Cryptographic Hash Functions in XMPP) has been released.
>> Abstract: This document provides recommendations for the use of cryptographic hash functions in XMPP protocol extensions.
>> Changelog: Initial published version. (psa)
>> Diff: N/A
>> URL: http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0300.html
> I'd like to see http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0115.html#security-mti
> pointing to this XEP instead of IANA Hash Function Textual Names
> Registry <http://www.iana.org/assignments/hash-function-text-names>,
> because the latter registers md2, which has been dropped from new
> openssl versions and, thus, makes it harder to implement.

Eventually we'll change most XEPs that use hash functions so they point
to XEP-0300. That might include 65, 70, 84, 96, 115, 174, and 234. We'll
need to do a bit of analysis to figure how which XEPs need to be
changed, and the scope of the changes.


Peter Saint-Andre

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