[jdev] Arbitrary data streams in XMPP (Purpose: Desktop Screen Sharing)

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 12:15:52 UTC 2016

Hi Niklas,

On 12 February 2016 at 12:04, Niklas Andersson
<niklas.andersson at openforce.se> wrote:
> Hi,
>  We have implemented support for fully Lync-compatible Desktop Screen
> Sharing in Pidgin SIPE by funding the FreeRDP-project and made everything
> Open Source.

>  Now I wonder if there are some suitable spec for taking our stuff to XMPP?
> The session is very similar to how File Transfer works, and I know there is
> a XMPP-spec for that. Is there a spec for sending arbitrary data? In order
> to make this work we had to add something called "x-data raw" to the
> Farstream library, in order for the library to be able to handle other stuff
> than just pure audio and video. I guess I am looking for something similar
> applied to the XMPP-world.

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