[standards-jig] more thoughts on voip

Vapor vapor at 66oc.org
Wed Feb 12 13:53:01 UTC 2003

I will read up on JEP-0065.  I guess I mistook the proxy service for an http
proxy.  As doe it connecting to the jabber server, I was thinking of the
proxy being implemented as a component and being able to provide messaging
to the clients connected if there is bandwidth and such available.

----- Original Message -----
>From: "Richard Dobson" <richard at dobson-i.net>
To: <standards-jig at jabber.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 3:33 AM
Subject: Re: [standards-jig] more thoughts on voip

> Your slots idea is still part of the proxy mechanism so has no business
> being in the VoIP protocol, neither does the bandwidth controls for the
> reason, also you dont seem to have any idea how the proxy service will
> I suggest you read JEP-0065 which I think is the current favorite to
> the standard. Basically the proxy server in this case is just a
> man-in-the-middle as you but it for two p2p clients, im not sure where you
> got the idea about it being used to connect to the jabber server from
> is certainly not what its for).
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Vapor
> To: standards-jig at jabber.org
> Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 3:21 AM
> Subject: Re: [standards-jig] more thoughts on voip
> That sounds really good.  So maybe I am beating a dead horse, but I just
> the feeling that we are inches away from being able to implement voice but
> we just havent taken that step to actually do it.  The proxy for voice
> sounds great, but I guess the rest of my idea with bandwidth throttling
> informing the client of an available "slot" would be implementation
> specific, and may be able to be done by the component/proxy sending a
> message to the clients involved if no "slots" are available so to speak.
> For the proxy service, bandwidth may end up presenting a roadblock.  What
> the connectivity to the server is setup using a proxy service but they
> want to allow voice through due to bandwidth restrictions.  What if I use
> NAT to connect to my jabber server but dont have proxy setup.  I guess I
> should ask, is the current plan to allow oob setting to be specified as to
> whether it is proxy or not?
> Vapor.
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