[JDEV] Videoconferencing with jabber / Re:[speex-dev]Videoconferencing with speex and jabber

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Tue Nov 25 08:00:25 CST 2003

> > Just imagine you have ten people in a conference talking with each other
> > .... a peer would send ten streams to ten people, that's quite a waste
> > of bandwidth IMO.
> True, but you don't *have* to do it this way. Perhaps some sort of
> circular architecture -- put all the participants in a "ring" -- each
> participant sends a message only to the next one on the ring which will
> forward the message to the next and so on and so forth until the person
> who sits before the one who sent the message gets it.
> Anyway, P2P has lots of NAT-traveling problems.

Yep but there are ways around the NAT problem in the majority of cases as
already shown, but I do like this circular p2p architecture idea for
conferences, seems like quite a good solution if worked on to work out and
solve any problems.


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