XSF Communications Team - 2021-01-15

  1. Licaon_Kter

    Is a PSA needed as Prosody admins usually use coturn? https://www.rtcsec.com/post/2021/01/details-about-cve-2020-26262-bypass-of-coturns-default-access-control-protection/

  2. Martin

    Is this the cve that was recently fixed in debian or a new one?

  3. Licaon_Kter


  4. Martin

    To which part?

  5. Licaon_Kter

    There's the openssl fix but that's not important

  6. Licaon_Kter

    This is more important

  7. emus

    Sorry OT: can on explain to my why there are critics on xmpp that "it uses xml", are there disadvantages?

  8. Link Mauve

    emus, https://xmpp.org/about/myths.html might be a good first resource on that.

  9. emus

    Link Mauve: thanks, I see. but that is the only critic raised?

  10. Licaon_Kter

    emus: matrix is better because is newer Xmpp is bad because it's old Same for json/xml

  11. emus


  12. Licaon_Kter

    They treat it like they gonna edit json by hand, so xml is hard. Yet no one actually does that...

  13. emus

    Ok, thanks for the round-up

  14. emus

    I think we should put that to the newsletter somewhere the same as xmpp.work

  15. Licaon_Kter

    "One of the myths regarding XMPP that keep poping up whenever XMPP is compared to other protocols is the use of XML, but..."