[linux-elitists] IM servers for Linux
Mon Jan 6 20:37:18 PST 2003
>>>>> "RM" == Rick Moen <email@example.com> writes:
RM> It's a little disappointing that the Jabber guys were so taken
RM> by surprise by the need to do message signing/authentication
RM> that their solution was a kludge-on GPG inclusion like this:
RM> <x xmlns="jabber:x:signed"> [ signed data here ] </x>
What's the kludge, there? Jabber uses principled extensions based on
XML Namespaces. It's a smart way to deal with a world of changing
Most other IM systems (Gale is an exception, there) have no encryption
whatsoever. So, hey, y'know, it's a start.
I think you're being a little harsh.
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