[OTR-dev] OTR version 4 Draft #2

Ola Bini list at olabini.se
Fri May 11 14:23:29 EDT 2018


> Therefore I will use voice chat only when people insist on it
> and try to avoid discussing sensitive topics. Man this sucks.
Indeed. =( =( =(

> > I strongly disagree. No matter how skilled a developer is, a larger
> > library means more internal complexity, something that has been shown
> > increases the likelihood of bugs. I don't trust any developer, no
> > matter how skilled, to not make mistakes. =)
> It doesn't necessarily increase complexity as more often than not
> it's just a well-curated collection of primitives with a
> common abstraction on top. I still understand what you're
> saying and don't really disagree, but I don't consider
> trusting 5 independent projects an improvement over
> trusting just gcrypt, sodium and one of the OpenSSL
> branches.
> Either way this is a philosophical and highly speculative topic,
> no need in going on. I believe we've had different priorities
> and possibly different experiences with software quality and
> have therefore formed different preferences. Nothing unusual
> or surprising there.
Yep, completely agree that this is both individual and
specualtive. Something to discuss over a beer sometime instead,
maybe. =)

 Ola Bini (https://olabini.se)

 "Yields falsehood when quined" yields falsehood when quined.
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