[Members] XSF roadmap

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Dec 1 10:24:26 CST 2010


On 11/20/10 3:47 AM, Alexander Gnauck wrote:
> Justin Karneges wrote:
>> There are many issues here:
>>    - audio/video is hard
>>    - going around NATs is hard
>>    - wrong protocol (incomplete implementations, mismatched codecs,
>> GTalk)
> I totally agree with Justin.
> I still think that some libraries for NAT and RTC under a liberal
> license with bindings to the major programming languages would help.
> The same applies to codecs. Most commercial software is using GIPS which
> has excellent codecs but is often incompatible to the free codecs used
> in Open Source software.
> Did anything change on GIPS licensing since they were acquired by Google?
> 
> Most people use Skype because it A) just works and B) has excellent
> voice quality. We can fix A with interop testing, but I don't know how
> we can fix B. Is somebody on the list which has experience with free
> codecs?

Eventually, Opus will be what most people use, I think:

http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-codec-opus

Peter

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