[Standards] OX (OpenPGP for XMPP): A new OpenPGP XEP

Sergei Golovan sgolovan at nes.ru
Fri Jan 8 09:47:38 UTC 2016


On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 11:39 AM, Florian Schmaus <flo at geekplace.eu> wrote:
>
> Please have a look on what I already wrote about this topic. I believe
> that every OpenPGP API should provide you with a mechanism to determine
> if a OpenPGP message contains signed and/or encrypted data.
> Implementations then would typically use this information, verify if the
> correct OpenPGP content element is used and if the other requirements
> are met, and expose this information to the upper layers.

I don't think any API can tell you in advance that the encrypted message is
signed inside. Though, probably exposing this information isn't a good idea,
and you're right about the generic <openpgp/> element as a container.

Cheers!
-- 
Sergei Golovan


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