XMPP Newsletter March 2020
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On 1-2 February, FOSDEM, was held in Brussels, Belgium. As usual the XMPP community coordinated the Real-Time Lounge, a corner where several open source projects around Real Time Communication can present themselves. At the XMPP booth there were lots of nice conversations with FOSDEM visitors. The easy onboarding of Snikket was one of the eye catchers at the booth. In the Real Time developers room thee was a talk about the modularity of the XMPP protocol by Winfried Tilanus.
As usual, before FOSDEM a part of the XMPP community gathered for XMPP summit 24. Over the course of two days many aspects of the XMPP protocol were discussed, including onboarding, 'rich presence', several aspects of encryption, MIX, Bind/SASL, Stickers and rich markup. The attendants regarded this summit as very productive and many of the discussions already resulted in proposed protocol extensions and patches to existing extensions.
Clients and applications
Conversations has switched OMEMO IV 16 byte to 12 byte: https://github.com/siacs/Conversations/commit/d6ae9d8d14cca2afb0ddc7a66c68bcb89a64ab3b + https://github.com/siacs/Conversations/commit/d73cb08ec687355866df62ace0cd48fd63ccb4d5 https://github.com/siacs/Conversations/releases/tag/2.7.0
Psi OMEMO IV 16 byte to 12 byte: https://github.com/psi-im/plugins/commit/d39789cb986644bcc4c34ca55a20b50357ae342a
Profanity OMEMO IV 16 byte to 12 byte: https://github.com/profanity-im/profanity/commit/0089fbcf0a7bf3ba92fa2ba657c5e7d70e395ed7
Gajim OMEMO IV 16 byte to 12 byte: https://dev.gajim.org/gajim/gajim-plugins/commit/25cba9eea702336e82f75faf829873987c72dd33
Movim 0.17 – Catalina https://nl.movim.eu/?post/pubsub.movim.eu/Movim/87633da7-3963-4923-aabc-54ac5f6ad1d8
Pix-Art Messenger will remove its OTR legacy code by mid of 2020. Experts on any future OTRv4 implementation are invited to contribute new code.
Gajim Development News February 2020: Redesigned invites, color improvements and a new Flatpak Nightly
https://monal.im/blog/mac-catalyst-delayed-in-the-appstore-its-blocking-the-keychain/ https://monal.im/blog/removing-google-talk/ https://monal.im/blog/new-mac-and-ios-beta-bre-updated/ https://monal.im/blog/xmpp-is-weird/ https://monal.im/blog/monal-ios-is-available-in-france/ https://monal.im/blog/expect-to-see-4-3-this-week/ https://monal.im/blog/mac-and-ips-improving-error-handling/ https://monal.im/blog/new-builds-again/ https://monal.im/blog/monal-4-3-is-coming-out-in-about-a-week-even-in-france/ https://monal.im/blog/new-mac-and-ios-builds/ https://monal.im/blog/catalyst-looks-more-like-a-mac-app/ https://monal.im/blog/sending-encrypted-images/ https://monal.im/blog/ios-4-3-beta-in-testing/
Smack OMEMO IV 16 byte to 12 byte: https://github.com/igniterealtime/Smack/commit/1051cd2640616385f80997cad51bf7411e8e04cc
Python OMEMO IV 16 byte to 12 byte: https://github.com/Syndace/python-omemo/commit/45e56db33581c86c7e156115b7714bc32b6e154a
Extensions and specifications
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