[Tcs] Fwd: [VOTE] Add rationale for clause 1.0.1
zero-one at tox.chat
Sat Dec 5 17:45:56 PST 2015
Forwarding this, since it didn't hit the list the first time.
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Subject: [VOTE] Add rationale for clause 1.0.1
Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2015 00:38:50 -0005
From: Jfreegman <Jfreegman at tox.chat>
To: tcs at lists.tox.chat
This fixes the issue discussed at the meeting regarding the vague
wording about encryption in clause 1.0.1.
> From 5c796f2f7ed5a170645723d7c1ca51d241a1042e Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Jfreegman <jfreegman at gmail.com>
> Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2015 19:29:52 -0500
> Subject: [PATCH] Add rationale for clause 1.0.1
> rationale/rationale.md | 5 +++++
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/rationale/rationale.md b/rationale/rationale.md
> index 6f78529..c640a90 100644
> --- a/rationale/rationale.md
> +++ b/rationale/rationale.md
> @@ -6,6 +6,11 @@ be confusing or unobvious. The criteria for including
> a clause in this document
> is somewhat arbitrary; inclusion is decided on a case by case basis,
> usually in
> response to questions or confusion within the Tox development community.
> +- **1.0.1** Although not synonymous with security, encryption is the
> first line of
> + defense for secure communications, and is almost always better than
> no encryption.
> + However, due to the purposefully vague wording of this clause,
> exceptions may
> + be made for rare or unusual circumstances as decided on a case by
> case basis.
> - **1.0.2** If a user's client is configured to use a proxy, it is
> to assume that the user may be attempting to mask their IP address.
> Therefore, users must be made aware that UDP traffic may bypass the
> proxy and
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