[Speex-dev] Who is using the jitter buffer?

Jean-Marc Valin jean-marc.valin at usherbrooke.ca
Mon Mar 20 16:17:31 PST 2006

> how about tcp?
> in tcp you write a packet that got a possible length.
> you send one packet after another, whitch stamp is incrementet by one
> and if your incoming packet is gone in other steps than 1, the client has
> to resend it.
> Let me think some days about it and i will get another system.
> Time is relative.
> Hm, you send a packet that needs to be in a possible chain of n.
> Your jitterbuffer needs to be as long as you need to make your
> transmition, and you would to send only one packet that contains
> all lost packets... ?!? whats the matter ?!?

The matter is latency. If you want to have a conversation, you don't
want seconds of delay (every millisecond counts). TCP is out of the
question and so are retransmits. If the packet isn't in time, tough


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