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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <>
Subject Re: [esmeproject:2294] Re: [ESME-dev] Re: [PROPOSAL] ESME - The Enterprise Social Messaging Experiment
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2008 11:02:31 GMT
David Pollak wrote:
> I'm working on a secure protocol for inter-server federation.  It's based on
> another project I'm running called Social Material.  Administrators will be
> able to white/black list different servers.  All server validation will be
> done with SSL certs.  Each message will be signed by the user who sent the
> message.  Each message will be encrypted based on sender and target server
> such that messages can be cached by intermediate servers, but they cannot
> read the message.  I'm expecting that server-to-server IPC will be over
> HTTP/HTTPS, but it's not manditory.

Is there some reason this can't be done over XMPP? What's the value of 
inventing another server-to-server secure federation protocol?

Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
Founder & Director; Lanka Software Foundation;
Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2, Inc.;
Member; Apache Software Foundation;
Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa;


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