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

Ulrich B. Staudinger us at die-horde.de
Wed Nov 26 04:06:39 CST 2003

Am Mi, 2003-11-26 um 10.32 schrieb Richard Dobson:
> > > Perhaps the spec can be written in such a way that there is always a
> > > server and a client, and that in the case of 2 people wanting to talk
> one
> > > of the client will assume the role of the server.
> >
> > Could not agree more. This is exactly what I was to suggest - simple in
> > end-user implementation, consistent and uniform. A good start for
> robustness
> > and reliability.
> Im still not convinced this is really needed for P2P mode, it means much
> higher requirements for the server role client, and im not sure we should be
> requireing the extra complexity of having to combine the two streams into
> one, what if both clients where pocket pc's ? they might not have the spare
> processor power but still want to use P2P, I think we should make sure the
> P2P mode extends as far as we can, not just for two people but up to as many
> as there is bandwidth available for, because I honestly dont think many
> people will host these servers because of the bandwidth they will consume,
> certainly not for free, and I dont think we should be forcing users to pay
> for something they dont have to.

Ok, for one-to-one conferencing it makes no sense to mix streams. i
propose it's a sub case in media conferencing.

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