Re: [rtcweb] POTS lines to browser (was Re: Fwd: Traffic should be encrypted. (Re: Let's define the purpose of WebRTC))

Wolfgang Beck <wolfgang.beck01@googlemail.com> Tue, 15 November 2011 01:10 UTC

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From: Wolfgang Beck <wolfgang.beck01@googlemail.com>
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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] POTS lines to browser (was Re: Fwd: Traffic should be encrypted. (Re: Let's define the purpose of WebRTC))
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On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 9:03 AM, Matthew Kaufman
<matthew.kaufman@skype.net> wrote:
> On 11/14/11 6:37 PM, Wolfgang Beck wrote:
>>
>> If we do connect POTS lines
>> to the browser, we have to talk about fax as well.
>
> I fail to follow the leap you have made here. If we're going to make a leap,
> wouldn't exposing ringing voltage to the user's keyboard be of more value?
I was talking about a hopefully hypothetical system which exposes an
analogue phone via a POTS port to a browser as sound device.
Better not give people ideas..


Wolfgang Beck