[Standards] TLS in XEP-0206

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Fri Mar 21 09:24:41 UTC 2014


On 21 March 2014 08:38, Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net> wrote:

> On 21 March 2014 08:31, Olle E. Johansson <oej at edvina.net> wrote:
>
>> The javascript application may want to know why a connection fails
>> - if it's icmp error, certificate mismatch, certificate expiry, dane error
>> or something else.
>
>
> I agree with everything you're saying here, but sadly it's out of our
> hands (and not in scope for the XSF).
>
> The best we could do is write a detailed proposal of what we'd like a
> Javascript API to provide us, and send it to the W3C.
>
>
Actually, a short paragraph in the Security Considerations might make sense
covering at least some of these issues, too - Olle, could you put some text
together?


> It's possible some of this will be covered by the Javascript Crypto API
> work going on, too, I'd fondly imagine.
>
> Dave.
>
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