[ejabberd] audio/video chat clients

oliver oli oliver.oli at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 22:33:09 MSK 2007

Dmitri wrote:

> also, I looked at wildfire xmpp server and they recently released a beta 
> plugin that uses Red5 server to provide video/audio chat capabilities.
> So, why does wildfire need Red5 for this to work and ejabbered does not? 
> I mean, they both use the same xmpp protocol, or does ejabbered has some 
> extra functionality for video/audio chat?

there is no way to establish p2p connections between flash clients. 
where a google talk (jingle) audio chat uses direct client to client 
communication, flash needs always a server in between. i guess the red5 
plugin is used to stream audio and video over rtmp.

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