[OTR-dev] 1.99.0 up for banging on

Ian Goldberg ian at cypherpunks.ca
Thu Feb 3 13:01:35 EST 2005

On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 11:52:40AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>   With different resources, I can get the (expected) Malformed Data
>   Message errors if I try to have two different clients (with different
>   resources) privately talking to the same user at the same time.  [That
>   user's OTR client can only know about one OTR key, so it necessarily
>   gets it wrong sometimes.]
> This is really awkward.  We should be able to do KEX with multiple
> resources at once, and perhaps somehow send reply messages to a
> particular resource with the right keys for it.  This may need gaim
> API fixes.

The library fully supports that; just keep the resource attached to the
username, and they'll be treated distinctly.  If gaim had a way to have
separate conversation windows with separate resources for the same
account, everything could Just Work.

   - Ian

More information about the OTR-dev mailing list