[Standards] XMPP and RTMFP
stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Jan 6 16:13:06 UTC 2009
Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Tue Jan 6 03:10:53 2009, Javier Cerviño Arriba wrote:
>> I am a Ph. D student at Department of Telematics Engineering in
>> Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. I have researched for one year in
>> videoconferencing systems based on RTMP and Flash technologies. But
>> now, I am working in a new protocol known as RTMFP which is an Adobe
>> Systems private protocol that can be used to send peer-to-peer video
>> and audio streams. I want to research into a scenario that joins both
>> RTMFP (as the transport) and Jingle/XMPP as the signaling layer.
> This appears to be a patented protocol, without a published
> specification that I can find, and without any licensing information
> that I can see. As such, I'm not interested in persuing it, and I'd
> argue heavily against the XSF adopting it without compelling reasons.
We've been over this ground before with Adobe's RTMP protocol:
That proposal was never accepted by the XMPP Council, for good resons.
I'm sure the list archives have plenty of interesting discussion about it.
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