Re: [Ekiga-devel-list] Setting the goals for Ekiga 3.4
- From: Damien Sandras <dsandras seconix com>
- To: sevmek free fr, Ekiga development mailing list <ekiga-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Ekiga-devel-list] Setting the goals for Ekiga 3.4
- Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 17:37:12 +0200
Le dimanche 27 septembre 2009 à 14:33 +0200, yannick a écrit :
> Damien Sandras a écrit :
> > Le dimanche 27 septembre 2009 à 12:38 +0200, yannick a écrit :
> >> I think it is a good idea to add TCP support; atm the lack of TCP
> >> signaling for SIP broke some setups (calls fail), and as a packager I do
> >> not package extra codecs (non free) because of this bug. This means
> >> those non free codecs are undertested (e.g. it seems latest x264 lib do
> >> not compile with Ekiga anymore), and we lose some interoperability with
> >> other software/hardware out of the box.
> > Agreed. However, that's more an OPAL feature and it requires serious
> > work on Ekiga.net to add support for TCP and NAT traversal. I'm not sure
> > of the result of having 10000 active TCP connections to Ekiga.net
> > either.
> hm... we are back to my secret project to take over the world... Thus I
> have a fix, but it will be released in 5 years :P
> >> I also think we should add some automatic workarounds. e.g. for
> >> freephonie.net which only works if video is disabled. Those issues hurt
> >> our reputation (even if the culprit is on the registrar side for not
> >> supporting well enough the standard). We have discussed that with Eugen,
> >> and he has some ideas to not clutter much our code... /me launching the
> >> hot patato to Eugen ;)
> > I hate workarounds :-)
> > Imagine we disable video for freephonie and they fix their stuff: we
> > will ship broken stuff.
> > But that's something we need to think about. Is that possible to contact
> > them and ask them why we are rejected when offering video?
> Indeed, I need to ask them... thanks for the reminder. Still, I'm quite
> sure we will need some workarounds. Plugins maybe?
We'll see. The correct fix is for them to answer with a 200OK indicating
they do not support video. But let's wait for their answer. iirc last
time they clearly indicated why they were doing things that way (related
to the multiple ports problem).
_ Damien Sandras
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