Creating a ssl socket using OpenPGP keys

Eduardo Pérez eperez at
Mon Sep 27 12:38:34 CEST 2004

On 2004-09-27 11:58:22 +0200, Kai Raven wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 09:25:51 +0000 you wrote:
> > I'd like to create a simple app to chat securely.
> > Requisites:
> > Use OpenPGP keys on both ends (because lots of users already have
> > OpenPGP keys)
> > Any suggestion or alternative scheme would be appreciated.
> Perhaps, one of the Jabber clients with OpenPGP/GPG support like Kopete,
> SIM, Gabber, Ayttm, Tkabber or Psi is something for you. The channels to
> the Jabber servers are secured with SSL/TLS links and the communication
> is additionally encrypted with GnuPG keys.
> I personally prefer Psi :)

Can an untrusted server remove messages and the receiver not
noticing it when using the protocol & app you suggested?

I'm looking into using SSL because I'm planning a decentralized network
and I don't want to lose messages because someone in the middle of the
network wants to.

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