[OTR-dev] OTR implementation Question

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Oct 7 13:07:05 EDT 2013

On 10/5/13 1:48 PM, Darrik Mazey wrote:
> Alireza,
> I wrote a xmpp client that implements otr in python (using the excellent
> python-otr library) and used it across Openfire easily enough.  I also
> have had decent experiences with ejabberd.  Those are the only two I can
> speak to.
> However, for the requirements of your assignment, I would expect that
> any functional xmpp server will do, and your base (minimal)
> implementation could just support the smallest subset of iq's.  Given
> you are initially going to run this proprietarily across two android
> phones running the same code, worrying about the xmpp server in the
> middle is probably unnecessary as they won't vary much in the handling
> of the iq's you'll need. 

Right, that's all standardized.

> I'd shoot for ease of setup and platform
> support on your laptop (is a version available for your package manager?).

IMHO the Prosody IM server is very easy to install and run. Some folks
like Openfire but at this point it's essentially abandonware, so use it
with caution.


Peter Saint-Andre

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