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Subject:Re: SQRL and NAT router question
Date:Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:30:01 +0000
From:AlanD <nospam@danburyonline.net>


DSLR #595148 wrote:
> #1 Will SQRL be (or is) more of a:
>
> a) add-on / plug-in (like java, PDF, ETC..)
>
> OR
>
> b) protocol (like FTP, HTTP, ETC..)
>
> ??

It is really a bit of both. It is an application for generating/verifying 
certain encrypted conversations, and a defined sequence of messages to be 
passed between the end points.
>
> #2 If it is (or going to be) more like a protocol:
>
> a) What TCP/UDP port(s) does/will it use ?
Theoretically any, in the first implementation, it uses port 443 ( HTTPS).
>
> b) Certain protocols and as well programs/apps (think MS Flight Sim)
> require them to reply to ping. Will/is this be one of them ?

No
>
> c) Does/will it work with other protocols besides HTTP/HTTPS, like e-mail
> (POP3/IMAP, SMTP) ?
>
Not yet, but there is no reason why it could not be adapted to do so.

> Thank you
>




-- 
AlanD


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