[Standards] OMEMO and Olm

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Sat May 27 15:10:32 UTC 2017


On 27 May 2017 at 16:00, Daniel Gultsch <daniel at gultsch.de> wrote:
> 2017-05-27 16:49 GMT+02:00 Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net>:
>> On 27 May 2017 at 15:48, Daniel Gultsch <daniel at gultsch.de> wrote:
>>> 2017-05-27 16:41 GMT+02:00 Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net>:
>>>> You think Zom will introduce OMEMO? I seriously doubt that's possible
>>>> in the current state of affairs.
>>>
>>> I'm not in contact with with the Zom developers. I don't know what
>>> their plans are. I just noticed there is a branch [1] and some issues
>>> on their issue tracker indicate that there is at least basic support
>>> for OMEMO (in that branch)
>>>
>>> cheers
>>> Daniel
>>>
>>> [1]: https://github.com/zom/Zom-Android/tree/dev_omemo
>>
>> Well, that's precisely the kind of legal problem Remko predicted
>> earlier, then, surely?
>
> INAL. I presume when ever they distribute Zom w/ OMEMO it'll
> automatically be GPLv3?
>

I appreciate these issues do not affect you, but you could at least
accept they're relevant for others. There was an entire thread about
this earlier.

> However this is not really relevant to the discussion since they are
> currently implementing siacs-OMEMO and not ODR-OMEMO.
> ODR-OMEMO can be implemented without using GPLv3 code.

With what library?

Dave.


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