Re: [Dart] WGLC Comments on draft-ietf-dart-dscp-rtp-02

Ben Campbell <ben@nostrum.com> Mon, 25 August 2014 18:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Dart] WGLC Comments on draft-ietf-dart-dscp-rtp-02
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On Aug 25, 2014, at 5:17 AM, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> wrote:

>>>> 
>>>> It might be nice to have a more WebRTC-ish example. For example an audio
>>>> stream, video stream, and a data channel carrying something like a shared
>>>> white board or game.
>>> Sure, please send text.
>>> 
>> Okay, how about something like the following, added to the end of section 4:
>> 
>> "A WebRTC application may carry one or more RTP streams, as discussed above. In addition, it might carry an SCTP data channel. The treatment of the data channel would depend on the nature of the application. For example, messaging applications, shared white board, or guided browsing applications might be best effort, while a latency-sensitive game application might require a higher priority PHB."
> 
> I would prefer to say "A WebRTC application may use...." - an application is something that lives in a browser at one end of a connection, talking to something at the other end of the connection (might be an instance of the same application, might be something completely different).
> 
> I would also prefer "might desire" to "might require" - games are unlikely to refuse to operate if they don't get a higher priority PHB, they'll just work with degraded performance. That's nits.
> 

Harald's suggestions improve the text. I agree with both.