[jdev] GSoC: Jingle hack

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at luon.net
Wed Mar 26 08:11:47 CDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 09:17:50PM +0100, Magnus Henoch wrote:
> "Remko Tronçon" <remko at el-tramo.be> writes:
> > I don't really get how it works (or is supposed to work). Can you
> > explain it a bit?
> The client does what it is good at - slinging XML back and forth.  When
> it needs to set up a Jingle session, it asks the component to do so,
> relaying the necessary details over D-Bus.  The component opens the
> audio device and connects to the other party, hiding all such details
> from the client.

What your describing here is basically the way Telepathy works. See
http://telepathy.freedesktop.org/wiki/Streamed_Media for a global view of how
VOIP works with systems using telepathy.

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