[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Stanza Content Encryption

Paul Schaub vanitasvitae at fsfe.org
Mon Jun 24 19:18:34 UTC 2019


Am 24.06.19 um 18:58 schrieb Georg Lukas:
>
> 2.  In an encryption protocol idea that I briefly entertained, I was
> pondering about actually embedding a regular XMPP <message> stanza
> inside the encrypted container, with the from and to addresses being
> bare JIDs of the respective parties. This _might_ make the XML parsing /
> stanza reinjection part of things more straight-forward, but I'm not
> going to die on this hill.


I discussed this idea with Florian and he suggested, that this might
lead to issues where the client references messages that the server
never saw (for example stream management), that's why I decided to go
the safe route and prevent such mistakes from the beginning *fingers
crossed*.

Paul



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