RE: <device> proposal (for video conferencing, etc)

> >
> > Do you consider the client-to-client protocol to be in scope at the
> > moment, or is that far-future work?
> I don't know. If we do introduce a client-to-client protocol, I'd
> imagine
> we'd want to reuse an existing one, so that we don't have to resolve
> all
> the NAT traversal issues. (Simplicity wouldn't be as high a priority in
> this case as in the client-server case, since we'd expect far fewer
> independent implementations, so there'd be less to gain by developing a
> whole new protocol than there was with, e.g., Web Sockets.) I'm not
> familiar with existing protocols for this, though.

SIP's probably the "standard" protocol for this.

Jingle ( ) is also interesting

Flash v10 implements RTMFP (, but this seems to be video specific (and if HTML was to support something it should allow anything to be transferred)


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Received on Thursday, 17 December 2009 22:00:12 UTC