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

Timothy Carpenter timbeau_hk at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Nov 30 19:17:34 CST 2003

On 1/12/03 12:28 am, "Tijl Houtbeckers" <thoutbeckers at splendo.com> wrote:

Tijl, you elegantly cover what I was to say and significantly more so, so I
will not repeat but to add...

> When there are a few clients with bad connections in the conversation
> reliability will probably improve a bit too. Bad connection <-> Good
> connection <-> bad connection is generally more reliable than bad
> connection <-> bad connection. Escp. when you consider bandwith usage
> drops too.

I often audio chat one to one. I am broadband and they are dialup. I am
heard perfectly and I hear them barely (delays, dropout, garble,
conflation). Even with dialup the uplink is far slower than downlink - all
the more reason to have access to at least one fast connection to do most of
the propagation.


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