Cathal (Phone) cathalgarvey at
Thu Jan 15 04:35:00 PST 2015

Who said synchronous? It's a chatlike, but this is server-hosted async message and file storage.

Also, the failure of xmpp/jabber to attract the masses in the last decade is no accident.

On 15 January 2015 12:12:26 GMT+00:00, Nikos Roussos <comzeradd at> wrote:
>On January 15, 2015 1:20:22 PM EET, Cathal Garvey
><cathalgarvey at> wrote:
>>If the server code were open, how would you know the server was
>>running that code anyway? Having the protocol documented so thoroughly
>>makes the task of writing an alternative server trivial if 
>>time-consuming. I'd obviously prefer the server were AGPL, and I hope 
>>someone will write an AGPL'd server and federation.
>>For now though, the client is open source, the crypto doesn't suck,
>>UX is excellent, and the threat model is pretty transparent. I'm
>>going to inflict PGP on friends, but I'll happily inflict this on
>Since this is mostly for synchronous communication, you can inflict
>jabber+otr, which has all the benefits you mention above.

Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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