[OTR-dev] OTR encryption state
verbal at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 17:59:35 EST 2005
so i guess this is how i would use it.
mode 1: people who i know do not use OTR
mode 2: people who IM from different machines/clients that sometimes have it
mode 3: people who i know have OTR all the time
whatever we decide, the important thing is to have the modes
consistent across all clients.
On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 17:42:08 -0500, Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> wrote:
> with what i'm proposing, you would be in mode 1 for manual control of
> encrypted or not, mode 2 for encrypted if possible, and mode 3 for
> encrypted only.
> The real question is the user's needs. Forcing encrypted only is
> something I would find useful. I find sometimes that OTR causes
> problems, due to poor interaction with gaim and multiple jabber
> resources. I would imagine that the 'try otr' mode would be a good
> default, and that you'd want to set 'otr only' mode for people that
> you know are always otr capable, so you don't slip on the first
> message. I'd only set 'no otr' when I was having trouble with otr, so
> wouldn't mind if it was a trip to prefs/plugins/otr to change.
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