[xmppwg] Re: End-to-end security handwaving

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Oct 25 14:32:49 CDT 2002


Yes, that JEP documents current practice. It was not made part of the
standard procotol because we know there are more secure mechanisms in the
world, but it certainly meets the needs of some large percentage of the
people who want end-to-end encryption per-message.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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On Fri, 25 Oct 2002, Marshall Rose wrote:

> > I believe a pretty extensive JEP has been developed for securing end-to-end 
> > Jabber conversations.
> > 
> > Please take a look at:
> > 
> > < http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0031.html >
> 
> perhaps. but it would be better to start with JEP 27 that documents
> current practice and is amazingly close to what other IETF protocols do
> today...
>     
>     < http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0027.html >
>     
> /mtr
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