[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Instant Stream Resumption

Thijs Alkemade me at thijsalkema.de
Tue Feb 16 19:01:55 UTC 2016


> On 16 feb. 2016, at 17:18, XMPP Extensions Editor <editor at xmpp.org> wrote:
> 
> The XMPP Extensions Editor has received a proposal for a new XEP.
> 
> Title: Instant Stream Resumption
> 
> Abstract: This specification introduces an mechanism for instant
>  stream resumption, based on Stream Management (XEP-0198), allowing
>  XMPP entities to instantaneously resume an XMPP stream.
> 
> URL: http://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/isr.html
> 
> The XMPP Council will decide in the next two weeks whether to accept this proposal as an official XEP.


I'll just repeat my point that all quick connection attempts so far seem to
throw out mutual authentication without hesitation. That may be an acceptable
trade-off in certain scenarios, but it should be emphasized that it decreases
security.

Thijs
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