[Jingle] STUN/ICE and media relay queries

Jeff Muller xmpp at mullercentral.com
Wed Jul 30 20:13:07 CDT 2008

So why is this method only to be used as a fallback? Why not just encourage 
the usage of the XEP as the primary means. This would simplify things for 
clients, and let the server folks worry about things like SRV?

Just wondering...

And thanks to both of you for your responses.


"Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote 
in message news:4890C6FC.1040505 at stpeter.im...
> Jeff Muller wrote:
>> So is JingleInfo purely a Google Talk thing? Does "everybody else" use 
>> SRV lookup to discover STUN and media relay servers? Are the media relay 
>> server entries a "standard" in the SRV lookup (in other words, how do I 
>> know that servers in the lookup are specifically relay servers for RTP 
>> media)?
>> I don't really know anything about SRV lookups, so would just appreciate 
>> any info in this area, related to the question.
> We started out standardizing that but it morphed into a generalized way to 
> discover services external to XMPP:
> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0215.html
> /psa

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