[Gajim-devel] OpenGPG sessions with a Jabber bot

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Tue Mar 9 20:31:03 CET 2010

Hugh Barnard wrote:
> Hi/Salut Gajim folks
> First of all, thank you for Gajim, it's great  I'm a newcomer to IM and
> Gajim and this question is half developer/half user. So please bear with me...
> I have a Perl process that I use to decrypt/encrypt Open GPG email and
> I want to use the same code to process GPG chats. I have my GPG key
> (or a key) in the Gajim configuration + passhprase and usegpg (but not
> use gpgagent) in the Advanced Preferences configuration.
> The Perl process is currently processing unencrypted chat bodies...so
> the connectivity works...
> So how do I 'start' encrypting messages from the Gajim end? Or do I do
> it from the 'other' (bot) end (with a presence stanza according to the spec?)

I'm not sure I understand what you want, but to start a GPG
conversation, you just choose "Toggle OpenPGP Encryption" menuitem in
the chat window. Then Gajim will encrypt messages before sending them,
but Gajim will call "gpg" binary, not your script.


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