[OTR-dev] Canceling while in OPPORTUNISTIC

Ian Goldberg ian at cypherpunks.ca
Wed Feb 9 09:36:12 EST 2005

On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 02:00:43AM -0600, Evan Schoenberg wrote:
> It seems like this shouldn't happen for anything besides ALWAYS...
> Both people are in OPPORTUNISTIC.  Chatting securely.  One cancels 
> encryption.  The other is notified that he should also end.... except 
> when he does, he gets an error saying he sent encrypted data when it 
> wasn't expected, and the one to cancel first gets a notice that he 
> couldn't read the last message because it was encrypted.  Then, 
> encryption is reestablished (but there is no resent notice, since 
> nothing should have actually been sent)... and the cycle continues 
> until everyone goes home.
> My guess is that the "ended encryption" notice is going out, encrypted, 
> and the other side doesn't know how to handle it?

Yup, you're right.  That's exactly what's happening.  Bleh.  It can't be
fixed before CodeCon, though.  :-(  I'll make an entry in the bug
database, though, so it'll be fixed for the next version.

   - Ian

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