[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Jingle Relay Nodes
stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Feb 11 04:42:43 UTC 2010
On 2/10/10 10:47 AM, Justin Karneges wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 February 2010 09:29:31 XMPP Extensions Editor wrote:
>> The XMPP Extensions Editor has received a proposal for a new XEP.
>> Title: Jingle Relay Nodes
>> Abstract: This documents specifies how Jingle Clients can interact with
>> Jingle Relay Nodes Services and how XMPP entities can provide, search and
>> list available Jingle Relay Nodes.
>> URL: http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/jingle-nodes.html
>> The XMPP Council will decide at its next meeting whether to accept this
>> proposal as an official XEP.
> Cool. I wonder how practical of a requirement it is for a relay node to not
> be NAT'd though. Who is not behind a NAT? Maybe the rules should be relaxed
> to allow those behind a STUN-compatible NAT to act as a relay node too. That
> would really open the doors to who may be a relay node. Note: I have not yet
> considered the added complexity in that case. I am just thinking out loud.
It's not clear to me if we really need to say that a relay node MUST NOT
be behind a NAT.
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