Re: [rtcweb] Summary of Application Developers' opinions of the current WebRTC API and SDP as a control surface

Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> Wed, 03 July 2013 22:05 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Summary of Application Developers' opinions of the current WebRTC API and SDP as a control surface
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On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net>; wrote:

> So compatibility with SIP is important but compatibility with Jingle is
> just impossible. And this is supposed to be the API proposed to W3C...
>
Who said anything about impossible? It's a mechanical transformation
(see: http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0167.html).

Anyway, it's not like this feature is a surprise to anyone--well at
least anyone who was paying attention--it's been a feature of the
specification since before the WG was even formed. As I said
earlier, it was in the original WHATWG spec that Ian Hickson
wrote.

-Ekr