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

Andrew Nenakhov andrew.nenakhov at redsolution.com
Wed Dec 2 10:28:45 UTC 2020


Can someone explain this to me like I'm 5 years old? Why is this
needed and how it improves security over regular 0384? Isn't
fingerprint matching enough a caution?

вт, 1 дек. 2020 г. в 22:37, Jonas Schäfer <jonas at wielicki.name>:
>
> 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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