[Standards] OMEMO Discussion Summary 2017

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Wed Jun 21 14:51:30 UTC 2017


On 21 Jun 2017, at 15:47, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> 
> Thanks for the summary, Tobias!
> 
> On 6/21/17 8:35 AM, Tobias Markmann wrote:
> 
> 
>> With that, the media and client developers can point to the version of
>> XEP-0384 that is currently widely implemented and the XSF community is
>> free to improve the end-to-end security standard OMEMO in XEP-0384
>> without the constraints of existing implementations which might follow
>> way proposal e) or proposal f) or something else entirely.
> 
> The XSF has not traditionally done a wonderful job of archiving previous
> versions. I'm concerned that we'd lose track of the SIACS version. Why
> wouldn't we continue development of the Olm versions under a new XEP
> number, as for instance we've done with XEP-0176 and XEP-0371 or
> XEP-0115 and XEP-0390?

See the very long threads that took us to get to this compromise.

/K


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