[TriLUG] iChat to GnomeMeeting (or simialer)
David A. Cafaro
dac at cafaro.net
Thu Jan 29 16:07:19 EST 2004
Correction QCELP (PureVoice) seems to be a Qualcomm invention that Apple
licensed for use in Quicktime. To use QCELP you have to have a license
from Qualcomm. I not sure how well that works with the present Linux
On Thu, 2004-01-29 at 15:37, David A. Cafaro wrote:
> I haven't found the process that iChat AV uses, just what Bill found
> concerning the SIP signaling, H.263 for video (a standard) and QCELP for
> audio. But no docs really on how they are all tied together or how to
> hook into them to work with iChat. I don't know what the pros and cons
> of H.263 + QCELP vs H.323 is, it just means that I haven't found any non
> mac clients that have support for that combination yet (though as Ian
> mentioned maybe there is some windows work on that through AIM). Also
> since the audio is based on Quicktime, what kind of patent issues might
> be out there for someone wanting to make a compatible client?
> On Thu, 2004-01-29 at 15:23, Tanner Lovelace wrote:
> > Well, that's not what he said in the keynote when he announced iChat AV.
> > What he said was that Apple was using standards compliant stuff to
> > do the video, just that no one had the same thing out there yet.
> > (So, yeah, they didn't do it like everyone else, but that doesn't
> > necessarily mean it's a closed system.)
> > So, does anyone know if the process iChat AV uses is documented
> > somewhere?
> > Cheers,
> > Tanner
David A. Cafaro <dac(at)cafaro.net>
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