Re: Bug#733860: ITP: pond -- Forward secure, asynchronous messaging for the discerning.
]] Ximin Luo
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Ximin Luo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * Package name : pond
> Version : 0:git~2014-01-01
You might want to use a version number such as 0~20140101+git+$sha1 or
similar. 0:git probably isn't even valid as a Debian version number,
since : is used for epochs.
> So Pond is not email. Pond is forward secure, asynchronous messaging
> for the discerning. Pond messages are asynchronous, but are not a
> record; they expire automatically a week after they are received. Pond
> seeks to prevent leaking traffic information against everyone except a
> global passive attacker.
Am I understanding it correctly that this is somewhat like sending an
encrypted message to a key's fingerprint in a DHT with an expiration
tacked on, or is this completely off the mark?
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are