[Operators] debian.org SIP and XMPP

Andreas Kuckartz a.kuckartz at ping.de
Sun Jan 19 08:09:41 UTC 2014

Very good news.

Where in Debian are these things discussed? (mailing list? Wiki?)


Daniel Pocock:
> Hi all,
> We have just enabled federated SIP for debian.org.  It is very basic,
> just a SIP proxy and TURN server.  People can register and make calls to
> each other and other federated SIP domains using TLS.  There is no
> presence server or other stuff so far.
> XMPP is also on the roadmap, I would like to see it happen within 1-3
> months at most.  A lot of the work done for SIP (e.g. discussions about
> naming conventions, authentication databases, TURN server, etc) applies
> to XMPP too so there should be less effort to get XMPP now.
> The biggest challenge is that all Debian infrastructure is run by
> volunteers: in this type of community, it is not reasonable to ask them
> to support anything that will be a drain on their time.  That is why we
> started off without things like presence support in SIP.
> I'd be really interested to get feedback from the XMPP community, in
> particular,
> a) would anybody from the XMPP community would like to be personally
> involved in advising on this next stage of the debian.org RTC project?
> b) can anybody comment on which products may suit Debian's operational
> requirements?
> Regards,
> Daniel

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