[Speex-dev] An Open source phone based on Speex

Diana Cionoiu diana-liste at voip.null.ro
Tue Feb 20 17:39:02 PST 2007

Hi Farhan,

What is the purpose of the protocol? Just to be a binary form a SIP?
I mean conferencing, PTT, chat we have in h.323, sip, jingle, iax?
What is the reason for a new one? The NAT traversal has been fixed for a 
while for all those protocols also.


farhan at phonestack.com wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have finished documenting my Lightweight Telephony Protocol. It is 
> now availalbe on www.lightweighttelephony.org. I invite you all to use 
> the simple command line client (so that you can script it anyway) that 
> works with Speex codec (Create your userid on spokn.com).
> The site may not render properly on some browsers, I will fix it in 
> the coming week. This protocol is simple and easily understood. It 
> provides a platform for everybody to try out the speex codec.
> In a blink:
> * supports conferencing, push-to-talk, chat
> * works through NATs
> * entirely free stack based on open standards
> * simple, UDP based, written portabley in C.
> As on date, I have finished clients for symbian, pocketpc, mac, linux 
> and windows. it is probably the only voip that works well even on GPRS 
> connection with speex complexity 1 encoding.
> I will shortly release the GPLed windows desktop version too. I am 
> looking for help in setting up a cvs on sourceforge and for some 
> co-developers.
> - farhan
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