[OTR-dev] OTR support for Gajim

Sven Moritz Hallberg pesco at khjk.org
Thu Aug 25 04:30:50 EDT 2011

On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 10:20:26 -0600, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> On 8/22/11 3:03 PM, Sven Moritz Hallberg wrote:
> > On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 22:12:36 +0200, Jonathan Schleifer <js-otrim at webkeks.org> wrote:
> >> There was a lot of code, but libotr just wants to be that
> >> three-line drop in, so you lose a lot of flexibility which you need to
> >> properly support XMPP with all it's features.
> > 
> > out of curiosity, what are examples of those XMPP features?
> XMPP is used for many things other than sending human-readable IMs.
> [...]
> Ideally, a future version of OTR would have a mode that enables people
> to send this kind of information, instead of just XML character data
> like the "foo" in <message><body>foo</body></message>.

this would necessarily be an XMPP-specific adaptation. there's nothing
wrong with that, i think it would be a good idea to make one. but it's
separate from the transport-agnostic "base case" currently catered to by

i was wondering if there are XMPP specialities that actually interfere
with implementing that text-IM-only base case?


More information about the OTR-dev mailing list