[jdev] Jabber client as sip2xmpp gateway for voice

Norman Rasmussen norman at rasmussen.co.za
Tue Jun 26 08:19:23 CDT 2007

So do you mean: add code so that if someone calls your jabber client
using jingle, you can hand off that call to a sip phone somewhere

It sounds like this should be implemented as a non-interactive client
that only supports the jingle-to-sip translation.

On 6/26/07, Jacek Konieczny <jajcus at jajcus.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 02:07:45PM +0200, Norman Rasmussen wrote:
> > I'm not sure exactly what you want to do, but adding sip support to a jabber
> > client doesn't sound like a good idea.  (It would change it into a
> > multi-protocol client)
> It is not a full SIP client implementation. It's like creating AJAX
> Jabber client -- HTML is implemented (as the interface between Jabber
> and the web browser), but that doesn't make it a web browser or a
> fully-featured web server.
> I was thinking about that as a way to include voice messaging to my
> console client -- I don't want to add codecs and voice-related
> functionality to it -- it is already well done in sip clients, like
> Ekiga -- I would just route the voice media to Ekiga... or a hardware IP
> phone -- can you imagine a better user interface to voice messaging than
> a physical telephone handset? Such hardware is available and 'talks'
> SIP, why shouldn't we use that?
> Greets,
>         Jacek

- Norman Rasmussen
 - Email: norman at rasmussen.co.za
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