[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Instant Stream Resumption

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Feb 17 09:41:31 UTC 2016


On 16 February 2016 at 19:01, Thijs Alkemade <me at thijsalkema.de> wrote:

>
> > 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.
>
>
I was thinking much the same with respect to channel binding. I'd be
curious as to whether something based around Kurt's YAP design might work?

https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-zeilenga-sasl-yap-06

Dave.
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