Re: [Dart] I-D Action: draft-york-dart-dscp-rtp-00.txt

"Paul E. Jones" <> Sun, 15 June 2014 04:04 UTC

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From: "Harald Alvestrand" <>
Sent: 6/11/2014 7:09:19 AM
Subject: Re: [Dart] I-D Action: draft-york-dart-dscp-rtp-00.txt

>On 06/10/2014 09:44 PM, Black, David wrote:
>>Could you suggest a reference that could be cited for usage of an RTP
>>packet stream for each MediaStream independent of how many
>>MediaStreamTracks each MediaStream contains?
>Careful - "RTP packet stream" is one of those concepts that can be 
>meaningless without citing a specific definition.
>draft-ietf-avtext-rtp-grouping-taxonomy is probably the best reference 
>at the moment. It says this about "Packet stream":

Indeed.  I threw my two cents in on the word "Packet Stream". I spoke 
with (at least some of) the authors asking them to call this "RTP Packet 
Stream" or to pick something entirely different.  Between "packet 
stream" and "MediaStream" and "Media Stream" (yeah, those are different, 
too), the language makes it hard to follow.

>The term "media flow" doesn't sound to me like a good term to use for 
>this concept.
>Would the authors be willing to consider switching to "packet stream"?

I don't have a strong preference, except that I'd prefer to qualify that 
as "RTP Packet Stream".