[OTR-dev] Key validation via Namecoin
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Sat Jul 27 15:45:12 EDT 2013
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On 2013-07-27 21:33, Ian Goldberg wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 07:07:42PM +0200, Daniel Kraft wrote:
>>> What you're envisioning is an "authentication plugin"
>>> architecture for the pidgin-otr plugin itself.
>> Yes, that sounds interesting -- especially if other projects
>> could also benefit from it.
>> I think I'll simply start off with some proof-of-concept code
>> that patches the plugin directly. If this later evolves into an
>> "authentication plugin" as soon as the architecture is
>> available, great -- I should be able to reuse most of the
>> internal code and just have to rewrite the interface. Before
>> this happens, anyone interested can simply use the patched
>> version of the OTR plugin to try it out.
> Fair enough. Just make a git branch somewhere. But to be clear,
> if the "authentication plugin" architecture is going to become
> available, you're almost certainly the one who will be making it
> happen. ;-)
Yes, I have no problem with that. ;) As far as it has a chance to get
into the official code and if I think it worthwhile to do after I try
out some initial hacking, I'll think about it.
Thanks for the input so far! Yours,
PS: Also thanks for OTR and the plugin itself, I use it daily and it
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