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Re: Some links on XMPP for Peter St. Andre's talk tomorrow

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:02:38 +0200
Message-ID: <9178f78c0909300402g35717e09sd83a66d8d62c4ec1@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Cc: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>, public-xg-socialweb@w3.org
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 6:13 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> wrote:
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> On 9/29/09 7:56 AM, Harry Halpin wrote:
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> Thanks, Harry, I'm looking forward to it! This will be more of a
> discussion than a formal talk, since I don't know what topics are of
> interest to the team.
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> Two points of clarification...
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>> security (see Off-the-Record [3])
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> The XMPP community is *not* actively exploring the use of OTR as our
> solution for end-to-end encryption, instead we are actively defining an
> application-level profile of Transport Layer Security, which is already
> supported on a per-hop basis in all XMPP clients and servers. More here:
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> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-xmpp-e2e-requirements-00
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> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-meyer-xmpp-e2e-encryption-02

Looks good.  I'd be interested to hear about the current state of
incorporating X.509 into XMPP, and client support, if you have time to
cover it ...

>
>> older but still interesting work combining OAuth
>> with XMPP [5] in Fireeagle.
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> See also here:
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> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0235.html
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> Peter
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> - --
> Peter Saint-Andre
> https://stpeter.im/
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