[OTR-dev] OTR version 4 Draft #2

Ian Goldberg ian at cypherpunks.ca
Tue May 8 15:15:00 EDT 2018

On Tue, May 08, 2018 at 02:48:12PM -0400, Jurre van Bergen wrote:
> Hi,
> On 03/19/2018 04:47 PM, Danny van Heumen wrote:
> >* I would be interested to hear if any other implementors are willing to
> >set up a basic "test runner" that could set up otr testclients (in
> >various languages) to chat with each other, as way to do interop
> >testing. I've been thinking about this for a while but never got to
> >actually implementing it. It might be an interesting way to do interop
> >testing between Java, C and Go (etc.) libraries.
> We've been thinking about this at otr.im for a while but never got to it,
> i'm interested in helping out in this particular area!
> >* Last I've seen, it wasn't explicitly stated whether or not OTRv2 is to
> >be dropped. In the implementation I should be able to preserve support
> >for OTRv2, but is this desirable? (I know the modes imply OTRv3 and/or
> >4, still ...)
> I think once OTRv4 is out of the door, just like OTRv1, OTRv2 should be
> dropped. @ian? @nik?

I'm in principle fine with dropping v2 support.  I wouldn't mind a quick
look-around at what OTR implementations still don't support v3, though.
pidgin-otr does, of course.  What about Adium?  Others?

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