[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBox VoIP/IM/Comms (SIP and Jabber), Jingle Nodes, SIP RELOAD
On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Daniel Pocock <daniel at pocock.com.au> wrote:
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> On 19/09/12 14:32, Ramana Kumar wrote:
> > This page might be mildly relevant:
> > http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Group:Skype_Replacement
> I heard about FSF Europe running a Skype Replacement event on the
> weekend, testing the different clients against each other. Their goal
> is very general, moving people from closed source to Free software
Any more info about this? Did they find anything that worked?
> FreedomBox has an additional goal: privacy. This limits some of the
> options (or requires each option to be scrutinised more carefully).
> Nonetheless, FreedomBox should work with some of the other solutions.
> It may be very generous and accept any TLS connection, or it may be
> more severe and require all signaling to go over TOR, for example. I
> plan to document the privacy issues more thoroughly to help decide on
> these strategies.
> > And I would be interested to know in how the FreedomBox VOIP tools
> > compare to using WebRTC, and whether the latter might/should be
> > supported on FBX.
> WebRTC is for browser-based audio/video. FreedomBox could potentially
> provide a web server with such a page for users on the local LAN to
> use. The browser would then be just another type of client.
> Do you want to add these links into the wiki page?
I've added two links under "related work" on the FBX wiki (I'm guessing
that's what you meant).
> > On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:25 PM, Daniel Pocock
> > <daniel at pocock.com.au> wrote:
> > I've started a wiki page about VoIP/IM/real-time communications
> > with FreedomBox
> > http://wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox/VoIPVideoAndInstantMessaging
> > This is a step towards making real-time unified communications a
> > feature of FreedomBox http://freedomboxfoundation.org/
> > I've Bcc'd a few of the related projects that are likely to be part
> > of this, in particular, - reSIProcate (for SIP and reTurn), -
> > Kamailio (for SIP), - Jitsi (for TurnServer and the Jitsi client),
> > Much of this work is already available in Debian
> > Going forward:
> > - Exotic stuff like truly P2P Jingle Nodes and SIP RELOAD - it
> > would be great to get feedback from people more familiar with those
> > things than myself.
> > - Working group for VoIP/IM/Real-time communications? For
> > example, some contributors may not want to follow the whole
> > FreedomBox project, so maybe a dedicated email list for FreedomBox
> > VoIP/IM and interconnection with other leading SIP/Jabber
> > products?
> > - Have I correctly represented the intended security paradigm in
> > the wiki page? For example, do people prefer NOT to allow regular
> > PSTN connectivity under any circumstances?
> > - Has anyone else already started on this area?
> > - For those not on the freedombox-discuss list - I won't CC you
> > again, so if you want to follow this thread, please come and join
> > freedombox-discuss
> > http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/freedombox-discuss
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