[messaging] Axolotl questions

Ben Harris mail at bharr.is
Mon Dec 15 05:08:16 PST 2014

On 15/12/2014 8:17 pm, "Sunny Marueli" <sunnym at gmail.com> wrote:
> - If a message is lost, it seems one must try to decrypt an incoming
message with different keys, one after the other. This seems wasteful - why
not maintain a "ratchet count" that can map directly to the right root key
to use?

I'm no expert, but as I understand it the sender only 'turns' the ratchet
when they receive a confirmation that the receiver has received a message
with their current ephemeral.
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