[dispatch] Identity? (Re: Datachannel Hackathon at IETF 101 ?)

Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> Tue, 30 January 2018 14:04 UTC

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Subject: [dispatch] Identity? (Re: Datachannel Hackathon at IETF 101 ?)
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Speaking of features that have received little love from deployment ....
would anyone be interested in hacking on the identity API?

It seems to have received little love from implementors so far, but
there's been strong pushback against removing it too. We need either it
or something like it to satisfy the security requirements we set out to


On 01/24/2018 12:28 PM, T H Panton wrote:
> There has been talk over on the w3c list about the scarcity and unsuitability of free-standing WebRTC datachannel implementations.
> I wonder if this is a suitable target for the IETF 101 hackathon? 
> The challenge would be to throw up one or 2 free standing datachannel implementations based on existing open
> source with APIs that might suit authors of networked games or SFUs.
> Comments? Thoughts?
> T.
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