[Standards] Easy XMPP

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Mon Jan 16 10:18:16 UTC 2017


Thread necromancy.

> On 8 Jun 2016, at 18:59, A. Bikadorov <wegwerf at abwesend.de> wrote:
> you may wanna have a look at the Kontalk project which already has a client implementing
> some simplifications you are proposing:
> - server list + automatic server selection (and option to override)
> - account creation by telephone number and user name (with SMS or Call verification)
> - no password: authentication with a client certificate
> - contact creation via sync with Android address book
> 
> All these mechanisms don't follow any standards as they simply do not exist. But unifying
> anything here and having multiple clients with interoperability can make IM with XMPP a
> lot better. [Disclaimer: I'm involved in this project]

Just jumping in on the point of ‘standards…simply do not exist’ is very much untrue for the client certificate auth point above.

/K


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