[Telepathy] Proposed standard MC API
dafydd.harries at collabora.co.uk
Wed Aug 22 12:10:46 PDT 2007
Ar 21/08/2007 am 13:36, ysgrifennodd George Wright:
> On Tuesday 21 August 2007 12:04:35 Dafydd Harries wrote:
> > I think that's rubbish. Whenever the average user has a choice between
> > "make it work" and "don't make it work", they will pick "make it work"
> > every time.
> Why is that rubbish? I think it would be unwise to hide the security status
> away from the client - if only so the client can put a little
> message/icon/whatever in the IM window and warn the user that any information
> [s]he sends is potentially open to sniffing.
> I feel the user has a right to know whether the CM they're using can support
> encrypted traffic or not.
> > Also, what are your criteria for "secure"?
> Supports SSL encryption (or some other encryption method) of all IM traffic.
End-to-end, or client-to-server?
You don't intend to require authentication of the server's identity?
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