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

Jesper Krogh jesper at krogh.cc
Fri Nov 28 08:32:44 CST 2003

I gmane.network.jabber.devel, skrev Richard Dobson:
>  I wasnt under the impression that ie relied on proprietory codecs, I was
>  under the impression you can use any codecs that are installed on the
>  system, or that you could pipe waveform PCM into it from multiple sources at
>  once and that it would recombine them and output them automatically. Also I
>  wasnt saying that we would require DirectX to be able to do audio just that
>  you could use DirectX on windows to help take the load of the processor and
>  increase performance, and I was also suggesting that there might be some
>  other mechanism in Linux like DirectX that can be used to increase the
>  performance in a similar way. 

So what you _was_ saying, were that this is totally an issue of the
client implementation to do whatever it wants to do to get the
audio/video out?

If thats the point I, then I don't care and I don't know why we got into
this debate. Then it is of no importance to the protocol, right? 

>  Like I say, there is no reason for some kind
>  of a holy war just because its made by Microsoft, you need to try not jump
>  to conclusions too quickly and try to understand what I meant, this kind of
>  zealotry can be very damaging to the credability of the community.

Trying to make sure that people don't rely on proprietary thing that
cannot be implementet on all platforms, if thats zealotry, then Ok. But
that's not zealotry in my world. 

./Jesper Krogh, jesper at krogh.cc
Jabber ID: jesper at jabbernet.dk
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