[Jingle] Opinions about Coin

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 19:50:49 UTC 2011

2011/4/12 Olivier Crête <olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk>:
> Hi,
> On Tue, 2011-04-12 at 13:33 +0200, thiagoc wrote:
>> In short, Coin is definitely interesting for the following reasons:
>> * Does NOT require MUC support on client nor server
>> * It includes server side mixing, which might be required for most
>> conferences with more than 3 participants
>> * For mobile world, client side mixing and multiple streams handling
>> is out of question
>> * Matches current real life requirements
>> * It is easy to implement, that speeds up adoption
> You can achieve all of these without coin.. You can just have a
> "special" conf call number that everyone calls and does a conf call.
> This is trivial to do with Freeswitch, Asterisk, etc.. And this is the
> way the SIP world works (also the PSTN world).
> I understand that at the XMPP Summit in Brusssels (that I didn't
> attend), there was a wide consensus that Coin was the wrong approach for

I was at the summit and I was aware of no such consensus, however
perhaps I missed the discussions. If someone was at a group discussion
that reached such a consensus I'd be keen on hearing why such a
conclusion was reached.


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