[jitsi-issues] [JIRA] Created: (JITSI-1168) Please add SCTP support
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- Subject: [jitsi-issues] [JIRA] Created: (JITSI-1168) Please add SCTP support
- Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 22:17:17 +0000 (UTC)
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Please add SCTP support
Issue Type: New Feature
Jitsi relies on UDP for audio and video communication. UDP has no congestion
control, so it can cause congestion problems for a network's downlink. Like
TCP, SCTP has congestion control, but was designed for real-time
communication. I'm planning to block UDP on the downlink of my network, so I
want Jitsi to work without needing UDP.
Besides, surely there are many other benefits to using a transport protocol
that was _designed_ for RTC!
Jitsi should be able to use native SCTP on _at least_ Linux (which I know has
long since supported SCTP). For platforms that don't support SCTP, Jitsi
should be able to use [SCTP over
UDP|https://ietf.org/proceedings/48/I-D/sigtran-sctptunnel-00.txt] as a
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