[jdev] RFC: Pontarius 0.1 Features Draft

Jon Kristensen technology at jonkristensen.com
Wed Nov 24 11:55:31 CST 2010

We have updated the Pontarius 0.1 Features Draft. See 
for more information.


On 11/16/2010 09:01 PM, Dirk Meyer wrote:
> Hi,
> On 16.11.2010 17:35, Jon Kristensen wrote:
>> On 11/16/2010 08:32 AM, Dirk Meyer wrote:
>>> An XMPP-based media server was part of my PhD thesis. If you have a
>>> lot of free time: http://elib.suub.uni-bremen.de/diss/docs/00011878.pdf
>>> If you don't, take a look at chapters 2.1, 6 and 7. They contain the
>>> use cases for my idea, the generic secure architecture and what you
>>> can do with it.
>> Wonderful! I will start reading today! :)
> That will keep you busy :)
>> Have you coded anything in regards to this so far?
> The basic architecture is done including secure Jingle streams based in
> TLS and IBB. The proof of concept for the Jingle SOCKS5 streams was done
> by someone else. You can find most of my code in the Freevo SVN in
> svn://svn.freevo.org/kaa/xmpp (you also need kaa.base which is located
> in /kaa/base)
>> Right now we're actually considering revising the features for 0.1 to
>> only support only "managed media", the higher level system of file(s)
>> and metadata. I'm just thinking about the scope of the project and that
>> there are better tools for remote file systems. An arbitrary file could
>> of course be uploaded using something like a "Object" managed resource,
>> but that's not what the typical use case would be like. What do you
>> think about this?
> One might think there are remote file systems, but in fact it is not so
> easy. How do you access a file stored on your home server behind a NAT?
> How do you make this secure? And how do you prevent someone else you
> want to give access to one file from accessing all? That is considered
> in my thesis but not implemented in a ready-to-use way.
> Regards,
> Dirk--
> An aquarium is just interactive television for cats.
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