Re: [dev] [proposal] Suckless Tox-Client as a Skype replacement

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:11:10 +0100


On Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:11:10 +0100 hiro <> wrote:
> > This is not a client for a mass market, but the masses can’t be saved.
> Then who are you going to talk to?

All the people via compatibility layers.

> > voice/video via DCC
> Does it work behind NATs. Why is DCC so great?

DCC knows both ways. But actually, the DCC is only meant for the IRC in‐
terface protocol.

        IRC client <-> bitlbee <-> tox

Then the IRC client can accept or decline the transfer. That’s an easy
signal, if video and voice are supported.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Tue Mar 25 2014 - 18:11:10 CET

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