[Standards] UPDATED: XEP-0434 (Trust Messages (TM))

Jonas Schäfer (XSF Editor) jonas at wielicki.name
Tue Dec 1 17:31:48 UTC 2020


Version 0.2.0 of XEP-0434 (Trust Messages (TM)) has been released.

Abstract:
This document specifies a way to communicate the trust in public long-
term keys used by end-to-end encryption protocols from one endpoint to
another.

Changelog:
Improve explanations, descriptions and examples, introduce new
attribute and complete all sections:
* Remove link to encryption protocol namespaces.
* Add short name
* Shorten and improve introduction.
* Use emphasizing text formatting instead of quotation marks.
* Add new section for explaining the core properties of trust
messages.
* Add examples comparing trust messages to public key certificates.
* Improve description of trust message structure.
* Introduce 'usage' attribute for 'trust-message' element.
* Focus on  and adjust examples accordingly.
* Complete sections 'IANA Considerations', 'XMPP Registrar
Considerations' and 'XML Schema'. (melvo)

URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0434.html

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