[Standards] 33C3 talk on Signal and current XMPP issue in providing a similar UX

Kim Alvefur zash at zash.se
Thu Dec 29 23:12:59 UTC 2016


On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 11:32:18PM +0100, Tobias Markmann wrote:
> Conclusions from the talk and possible actions to address them are:
> 
> * The XMPP manifesto from 2014 was a nice start and had very visible and
> noticeable effects, >95% of public XMPP services require TLS for C2S
> connections. However, the manifesto is outdated with regard to latest
> secure TLS versions and has some inconsistencies. Maybe we should update it
> or turn it into a XEP, maybe as part of server compliance suites.

St Peter wrote on 7 Nov 2014:
> The manifesto was not intended to be a living document, but a way to
> garner support for the switch to an encrypted network.

Full comment at
https://github.com/stpeter/manifesto/issues/84#issuecomment-62167765

So you should look at RFC 7590 and RFC 7525 for deployment guidelines,
not the manifesto.


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Regards,
Kim "Zash" Alvefur


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