[Trac_gajim-plugins] [Gajim Plugins] #66: Short descriptive introduction for OTR

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Fri Sep 6 20:31:21 CEST 2013

#66: Short descriptive introduction for OTR
  Reporter:  Darlan  |      Owner:
      Type:  task    |     Status:  new
  Priority:  minor   |  Component:  OffTheRecordPlugin
Resolution:          |   Keywords:
Blocked By:          |   Blocking:

Comment (by Darlan):

 Proposed alternative description, which was copied from

 name: Off-The-Record Encryption
 short_name: gotr
 version: 1.7.6
  Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging allows you to have private conversations
 over instant messaging by providing:
      No one else can read your instant messages.
      You are assured the correspondent is who you think it is.
      The messages you send do not have digital signatures that are
 checkable by a third party. Anyone can forge messages after a conversation
 to make them look like they came from you. However, during a conversation,
 your correspondent is assured the messages he sees are authentic and
  <h3>Perfect forward secrecy</h3><br></br>
      If you lose control of your private keys, no previous conversation is
  <i>For more information, please visit <a
 href="http://www.cypherpunks.ca/otr/">Off-the-Record Messaging Web
 authors: Kjell Braden <afflux.gajim at pentabarf.de>
 homepage: http://gajim-otr.pentabarf.de
 max_gajim_version: 0.16.9

Ticket URL: <http://trac-plugins.gajim.org/ticket/66#comment:2>
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