[Standards] Encrypted group / multi-party chat

Andreas Kuckartz a.kuckartz at ping.de
Thu Aug 29 06:03:56 UTC 2013

Peter Saint-Andre:
> On 8/28/13 7:19 AM, Andreas Kuckartz wrote:
>> What are the suggested standards to implement encrypted group / 
>> multi-party chat?
>> Or are there any standards missing?
>> So far group / multi-party chat does not seem to be a feature 
>> specified for OTR, but I found this paper by Ian Goldberg
>> et.al.:
>> Multi-party Off-the-Record Messaging 
>> http://www.cypherpunks.ca/~iang/pubs/mpotr.pdf
>> Multi-party Off-the-Record Messaging [three pages longer] 
>> http://www.cacr.math.uwaterloo.ca/techreports/2009/cacr2009-27.pdf
> As we've discussed before, encrypted groupchat is hard. I suggest
> that the otr-dev list is a better place to discuss it.

Thanks for the suggestion. I just subscribed to that list (and already
noticed that you are there as well).


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