Instant messaging client with GnuPG support ?

David Shaw
Wed Jan 8 00:37:02 2003

On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 06:20:49PM -0500, Toxik - Fabian Rodriguez wrote:

> I'd like to know if there are any open source IM clients supporting
> OpenPGP via GnuPG or else, for Windows ?
> I'd prefer something jabber-based, I currently use Trillian for ICQ
> and MSN Messenger integration. It has support for encryption but is
> not OpenPGP compliant.

Jabber does (did?) have OpenPGP support in the protocol.  The only
client I know of offhand that implemented it is Gabber, which doesn't
run on Windows.

I heard a story that Jabber was dropping OpenPGP support and using
something they came up with internally instead - I don't know more
than that (and it may not even be true).


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