Support encryption, file transfer and groups for XMPP/Jabber

I consider XMPP/Jabber integration in SFOS a real plus and a great way to avoid being sucked into WhatsApp. However, there are 3 features that should be supported OOTB to make XMPP/Jabber a real alternative:

  1. end-to-end encryption (OMEMO if possible)
  2. sharing of media files
    and
  3. group support.

I know, some of those features can be ‘retrofitted’ by installing corresponding packages like telepathy-gabble-plus, but let’s be honest: that’s not an alternative for “non-nerd users” :wink:. And: I don’t like the idea of uninstalling and re-installing packages with every OS update too much.

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Adding XMPP users from SailfishOS’ own GUI should be part of this (see comments at bug report XMPP no longer works), because that’s a really basic feature, that’s definitely missing!

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