[guardian-dev] python-potr: another PSST-related lib accepted into Debian

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Mon Feb 18 13:56:22 EST 2013

Hans-Christoph Steiner:
> My python-potr Debian package has just been accepted into the official Debian
> repositories.  That means it'll also be included in Ubuntu, Mint, etc.
> python-potr is a pure python implementation of OTR.  We use it in
> otrfilecoverter to handle OTR keys.  It is also used by the gajim IM app to
> provide OTR chat.  I recommend gajim for anyone who wants a very friendly
> GNOME XMPP app that supports OTR.  Its got a much nicer interface than pidgin,
> and also supports PGP.  Unfortunately, it only supports XMPP.
> Next up on this front: packaging the gajim-otr plugin itself so that there is
> a trusted method for installing gajim.  I've already been talking with gajim
> packagers and developers, so this should pretty easy to do.
> http://packages.qa.debian.org/p/python-potr.html

Are there test vectors that ensure that the python potr module actually
does what libotr does with the same inputs?

All the best,

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