What is the reason why pidgin doesnt provide voice chat for GTALK .?

Mark Doliner mark at kingant.net
Wed Sep 12 12:32:44 EDT 2007

On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 19:29:37 +0530, Shankar Raman wrote
> Respected sir,
>                          We are planning to do a project which will provide
> voice support  for Google talk in  pidgin. May I know why the pidgin
> developers didnt implement the voice support for GTALK?
>  Are there any technical difficulties ?.  Google has made open the libjingle
> library used by google talk for voice chat under windows. Can that library
> be used as it is  for enhancing gaim with the
>   voice chat feature ( for gmail users)?
>                             Please reply soon.
> thanking you,
>   Shankar.

Mostly because implementing it is time consuming, and no one has taken the
time necessarily to implement it.  You could probably use libjingle.


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