[owncloud-devel] questions on Owncloud Client...

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 18:17:53 GMT 2015

On Saturday 27 December 2014 00:59:49 Mathieu Bourrier wrote:
> Hello Kindermann,
> That is good timing as I began working on this feature recently.
> As of now I'm working on the design of the solution ; you're welcome to join
> in if you're interested.
> Some useful links :
> - first mail here in the mailing list :
> https://mailman.owncloud.org/pipermail/devel/2014-November/000719.html (the
> goal behind it and how I plan to work on it) - ongoing discussion with
> other people on the topic :
> https://github.com/owncloud/core/issues/106#issuecomment-67778358 - the
> design document (this is a work in progress) :
> https://cloud.airmail.fr/public.php?service=files&t=a9fe1a55a59374dd6bc399f
> 4ff4d60db
> Also, if you're looking for the code of the server-side encryption that
> would be here :
> https://github.com/owncloud/core/tree/master/apps/files_encryption
> Doing client-side encryption is more than just porting code from the server
> to the client though. It is not really about moving the encryption load
> from the server to the client : it is about moving the trust from the
> server to the client. The fact that the server becomes an untrusted party
> changes a lot of things.
> Anyway, looking forward to hear from you

I'm just curious if you talked off-list about this or anything ;-)

> Cheers,
> Mathieu
> > Le 26 déc. 2014 à 17:56, Yu Nong <herrnong at gmail.com> a écrit :
> > 
> > Hi guys,
> > 
> > May I ask you some questions about Owncloud client:
> > 
> > Recently I have received an internship Task from my University, which is
> > mainly about enhancement of owncloud security. I am thinking of doing the
> > owncloud client side encryption before it upload files to the owncloud
> > server.
> > 
> > I have figured out from the server manual that there has already been an
> > encryption functionality on the server side. (but I have not yet found
> > the source code which is responsible for that? where is it?) My idea is
> > really, to firstly trim and then transplant the code from the server side
> > encryption to the owncloud client.(Is that possible?) Now since I am
> > brand new in Owncloud and you are experts, could you tell me which parts
> > of the owncloud client source code are relevant to that, and therefore I
> > should touch, and how I should do that? There are lots of files in the
> > owncloud client directory, do you have any tips how I can understand them
> > as efficient as possible?
> > 
> > Thank you in advance,
> > 
> > Kindermann
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