Re: [MMUSIC] [rtcweb] SDP work needed for WebRTC stuff

Stefan Hakansson LK <> Tue, 11 December 2012 10:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: [MMUSIC] [rtcweb] SDP work needed for WebRTC stuff
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On 12/11/2012 06:01 AM, Bernard Aboba wrote:
> I do not think that a single meeting, virtual or actual, will suffice to
> get things back on track.  We need a fundamental change of approach.
> The basic problem is that WebRTC work items have been dispersed between
> a number of WGs other than RTCWEB.  Within these WGs, WebRTC is only a
> sideline.
> As a result, work items such as BUNDLE (which require non-trivial
> analysis and discussion) have found themselves a needle in a haystack of
> other items, getting a fraction of the attention that they need to move
> forward.

I'd say that Bundle is something that comes on top of more fundamental 
things (such as the representation of multiple streams and transports in 
SDP) needing resolution. If I have to prioritize I would do the 
fundamentals first and worry about Bundle later.

> While allocating some substantial time at an in-person RTCWEB/MMUSIC
> interim can help, for that time to be well spent will require
> substantial preparation.  As an example, I could see a virtual AVTEXT
> interim being scheduled for mid-January at which Jonathan Lennox’s
> hierarchy draft could be given substantial time and an MMUSIC virtual
> interim in the same time frame which could be devoted to one or two
> important topics (e.g. BUNDLE, SCTP).

I think this is a great idea!