[Jingle] "Future Jingle SIG" Formation

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Jul 19 21:40:17 UTC 2013

On 7/19/13 3:33 PM, Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On 2013-07-17 21:36, Dave Cridland wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 7:01 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im
>> <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im>> wrote:
>>     BTW we had a good meeting today. The logs are here:
>>     http://logs.xmpp.org/jingle/130717/
>> A highly unstructured meeting, to be sure, but I have to admit I was
>> surprised by the high levels of energy and commitment.
> Indeed that was a good one.
> As some of you might be aware, there is a desire to get to a 1.0 version
> of WebRTC, and there is a heated debate going on about that right now,
> specifically on the use of SDP as an API surface. I think we should let
> people active on the W3C public-webrtc and the IETF rtcweb mailing lists
> know we formed, with a short reasoning of why we thought we needed the
> SIG and maybe a brief summary of what Jingle really is.
> The latter seems important to me, because reading those lists, people do
> seem to know of Jingle, but not much about it. This fuels some
> interesting side mentions of Jingle that are not accurate. For example,
> I've seen Jingle, or maybe more specifically XEP-0167, mentioned as
> merely an XML rendering of SDP. A brief visual inspection on the spec
> might give you the same idea if you didn't know better.

Yes, that I think that would be very helpful!


Peter Saint-Andre

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