January 14th, 2007
Basically, it allows you to build your own voip client. For instance, this was done for firefox – after downloading the plugin, you got a neat button:
And if you clicked, you could dial another computer or a cell/mobile phone …
O’Reilly still carries a nice introduction to openzoep – but please note, many of the links in the document are no longer valid.
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<voice id='call_test1002' firstname.lastname@example.org/+3120123456' type='join'> <call_id>show</call_id> <private>no</private> </voice>
This api allows developers to build their own clients: you bind the api to your application and start sending/receiving messages. The api is a simple C interface – this binds to most languages available on the planet.
(A big difference is that libjingle fully reimplements sip in terms of xmpp, whereas openzoep does not).