[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: OMEMO Encryption

Fabian Beutel fabian.beutel at gmx.de
Thu Apr 14 16:42:20 UTC 2016


On 12.04.2016 20:18, Dave Cridland wrote:
> There is, however, "olm", from the Matrix folk. This is a direct copy of
> Axolotl, except done as a decent spec and with (I think) a
> liberally-licensed reference implementation. Should be fully compatible
> with Signal's.
> 
> If we can (nominally) switch to Olm, I'm actually quite happy with this
> spec (given the current absence of any proxy re-encryption stuff).

Sounds very reasonable and indeed, at least on first sight, the spec
does look pretty clear.

It would be interesting to actually test the compatibility with the
Signal protocol, though, and to hear some feedback from people who have
implemented OMEMO so far...

Best regards,
Fabian


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