[Jingle] open issue: removing candidates

Olivier Crête olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk
Tue May 12 07:18:12 CDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-05-11 at 22:23 -0700, Justin Uberti wrote:
> Removal of candidates is unnecessary. The client that offered the
> candidate can simply stop using it, at which point connectivity will
> no longer exist, and ICE will force the use of a different candidate.
> The generation attribute is used for when ICE connectivity fails on
> all candidates, and a new set of candidates is needed. In this the
> client allocates a new set of candidates, and the candidates from the
> older generation are to be discarded upon receipt of a candidate from
> a newer generation. This would be useful in the case mentioned above
> where you get a new IP while the call is active.

This looks awfully like an ICE restart.. Except that in that case,
instead of changing the generation, you change the credentials (see

Also, if your IP address has changed, the XMPP connection is also gone.

Olivier Crête
olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk
Collabora Ltd
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