[Standards] OTR

Steffen Larsen zooldk at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 13:11:24 UTC 2015


Hi, 

Yes a good idea. Maybe we could try to update this one: http://wiki.xmpp.org/web/OTR 

/Steffen

> On 02 Feb 2015, at 13:22, Hund, Johannes <johannes.hund at siemens.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> while I cannot help with it, I would be very thankful and greatly welcome a document on what is and how to use OTR.
> 
> Since it was undisclosed that even the NSA seems to have problems breaking into OTR [1], it gained a lot of attention it seems and thus does a good deal in supporting XMPP as a choice for applications with high requirements in privacy and security as its often the case for IoT applications.
> 
> [1]: http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/inside-the-nsa-s-war-on-internet-security-a-1010361.html
> 
> Best Regards,
> Johannes
> 
> Von: Standards [mailto:standards-bounces at xmpp.org] Im Auftrag von Dave Cridland
> Gesendet: Freitag, 7. November 2014 10:56
> An: XMPP Standards
> Betreff: [Standards] OTR
> 
> In an internal discussion at Surevine, OTR was mentioned, and it was moaned that OTR usage in XMPP isn't actually documented anywhere we know of.
> 
> Is anyone willing to help work on a XEP to explain how to run OTR over XMPP, and catalogue limitations etc?
> 
> Dave.




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