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zot: dealing with foreign messages

Friendika 10 years ago
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@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ webfinger and encapsulating salmon.
First read the salmon and salmon magic envelope specifications. Zot also
makes use of webfinger and ActivityStreams and several concepts from RFC822
(email). Zot encompasses the zot delivery framework, and the zid remote
(email). Zot encompasses the zot delivery framework and the zid remote
access protocol.
The current specification revision (1) is frozen until a reference
@ -25,7 +25,8 @@ change to the revision number.
Format of a zot wrapper. This completely encapsulates a salmon magic envelope
and provides privacy protection, while defining a delivery envelope - a
concept familiar to email systems. All addresses in zot are webfinger
resolvable addresses containing both salmon and zot endpoints.
resolvable addresses containing zot endpoints and salmon public keys (zot
is a superset of salmon).
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
@ -220,6 +221,17 @@ embed alternate message formats and protocols such as
"application/x-diaspora+xml". If a delivery agent is unable to provide any
acceptable data format, the delivery MUST be terminated/cancelled.
Foreign Messages
Messages MAY be imported from other networks and systems which have no
knowledge of salmon signatures. The salmon signature in this case MUST be the
exact string 'NOTSIGNED' to indicate that the author (From address) cannot be
validated using salmon verification. This message MUST be relayed by a Sender
who can provide a valid salmon signature of the message. Delivery systems MAY
reject foreign messages.
* Zid authentication *