[xmpp] End-to-End Encryption Milestone

Ben Campbell <ben@nostrum.com> Fri, 21 February 2014 20:32 UTC

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Subject: [xmpp] End-to-End Encryption Milestone
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(as chair)

Hi Everyone,

The XMPP working group has a milestone for "Define a solution for end-to-end encryption." We have not seen much activity there of late, and it has been suggested that we may need to delete that milestone due to insufficient interest and energy.

Who is still interested in contributing effort to complete this milestone? That is, in discussion, review, and perhaps even writing drafts?

Who expects to implement and/or deploy such a solution, once we have one?

Are other approaches (e.g. OTR, TLS everywhere, etc) likely to be "good enough" that we don't need to do more work?