[rtcweb] Bridged line appearance? (Re: Usecase & architecture: Browser application with separate webserver & voipserver)

Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> Wed, 07 September 2011 11:09 UTC

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Subject: [rtcweb] Bridged line appearance? (Re: Usecase & architecture: Browser application with separate webserver & voipserver)
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On 09/06/11 20:33, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
> Because SIP requires standards activities before adding any useful 
> functionality. I'll point to one of my favorites here: bridged line 
> appearances. Despite lots of effort to fix this, there still isn't a 
> way to do this reliably. And yet, if I created a web application using 
> HTTP signaling and Javascript APIs on a web browser that provides a 
> *platform* and not just a "phone", I could create a system in which 
> bridged line appearances work well if I so desired with just a little 
> bit of programming.

Since more people than I may be confused, I'm forking a subthread...

what is a bridged line appearance, and why is it hard to do in SIP?

My terminology cache is totally blank.