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Re: Summary of e2e encryption discussions

From: youenn fablet <yfablet@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:25:48 -0700
Message-id: <4FD58224-2603-4957-A6C1-DC675D2AFC4A@apple.com>
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
To: Sergio Garcia Murillo <sergio.garcia.murillo@gmail.com>

> Le 22 juin 2018 à 2:50 AM, Sergio Garcia Murillo <sergio.garcia.murillo@gmail.com> a écrit :
> On 22/06/2018 11:19, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
>>> - Text chat is not straightforward to implement: the top-level page would need to handle the input/output of text so that the iframe has access to encrypted text data only, or some new HTML construct would be needed.
>> A text widget with encryption + postMessage seems like a smaller thing
>> to integrate in the top level than the entire WebRTC handling, though.
> I think text encryption should be outside of the scope of webrtc. 
Text chat is widely used in video-conferencing and can easily be combined with WebRTC in a single peer connection.
If there is no way to make it work securely like envisioned for audio and video, it seems that we are missing an important part of the puzzle.
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