Proposal for new XMPP account settings: worse or better?
elb at pidgin.im
Fri Aug 27 16:13:37 EDT 2010
Paul Aurich spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > Also, maybe "Require encryption"?
> That also works for me. Ethan, you said you preferred TLS instead of
> STARTTLS; any preference between "Require encryption" and "Require TLS"?
Nothing strong. My objection to STARTTLS was simply that it's overly
technical. TLS is a recognizable term which might occur in service
documentation, but so might encryption. No preference, I guess.
The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws [that have no remedy
for evils]. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor
determined to commit crimes.
-- Cesare Beccaria, "On Crimes and Punishments", 1764
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