[cryptography] why did OTR succeed in IM?

Ian Goldberg iang at cs.uwaterloo.ca
Sat Mar 23 20:31:54 EDT 2013


On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 06:16:26PM +0000, Ben Laurie wrote:
> On 23 March 2013 16:51, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> > 3. It was built into the most popular open-source IM clients (Pidgin
> > and Adium).
> 
> It isn't actually built in to Pidgin. Should be, IMO.

It is in progress, actually.  I recently got commit access to the pidgin
mercurial repo.  (Gak!)
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Ian Goldberg
Associate Professor and University Research Chair
Cheriton School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo


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