[OTR-dev] OTR Encrypted File Transfer, Spec Draft

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at guardianproject.info
Mon Jun 10 19:15:47 EDT 2013

On 06/10/2013 06:45 PM, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Jun 2013, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> Rate limiting will affect both XMPP in-band and OTR in-band the same.  Only an
>> out-of-band file transfer would get around that.  So we'll need to find a way
>> to deal with that gracefully regardless of whether its in-band XMPP or OTR.
> Why not provide a URI that defines the transport mechanism? If we are
> now already discussing the limits of one kind of file transfer
> mechanism, we're bound to need different ones over time.
> Providing a URI could also mean I can encrypt it and put it up on an ftp
> server.
> Paul

I like that idea, so you'd have something like:




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