@xmpp I'm intrigued and I'll listen in, but just out of curiosity: why PGP, if we already have OMEMO? Sry for the ignorance!!

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I suggest you join the meeting and kindly raise this question!

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@clayogra @xmpp @vanitasvitae sorry to read that, the room has been victim of spam bombing, and many spammers have had to be rejected. You have been rejected by mistake due to that.

@xmpp @vanitasvitae @Goffi i too would love some info on this. it'd be great if there was something online to read about why openpgp over omemo, what the use cases are here.

@jauntywunderkind420 @xmpp @vanitasvitae one use case : with OMEMO (and PFS), you can only get messages from the time since you've joined a conversation. It may be desirable to access all time archives (e.g. in a university, association or enterprise, for the knowledge base). This also applies to non IM use cases (namely Pubsub).

@Goffi @xmpp @vanitasvitae thanks. OMEMO seems widely adopted & popular. i'd be curious to hear from the openpgp camp why they went that route, what capabilities that brings.

that seems to match close to clayogra's original question:
> I'm intrigued and I'll listen in, but just out of curiosity: why PGP, if we already have OMEMO? Sry for the ignorance!!

still looking for any answers to that.

@jauntywunderkind420 @xmpp @vanitasvitae

just to be clear: there is not a "openpgp camp ", it's a complementary method, the aim is not to replace or compete with OMEMO, and there are many OMEMO advocates following OX improvements.

We are doing discussions to have the best possible UX, so your client of choice can do select right options without being annoying for users.

OMEMO will probably stay the main option for most users in IM.

@Goffi @jauntywunderkind420 @xmpp with pgp you could decrypt the messages on almost any device, even a client that doesn't support encryption or from old data archives.
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