Re: [rtcweb] Let's define the purpose of WebRTC

"Olle E. Johansson" <oej@edvina.net> Sun, 06 November 2011 12:25 UTC

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6 nov 2011 kl. 13:05 skrev Tim Panton:

> 
> On 5 Nov 2011, at 15:47, Iñaki Baz Castillo wrote:
> 
>> 2011/11/5 Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>om>:
>>> Good point. Also, of course (unless you use the SRTP header encryption
>>> extension) the SRTP header is in the clear, so you mostly just don't get
>>> the media itself.
>> 
>> Hi, please use another thread for discussions about SRTP with no
>> encryption. This thread was supposed to discuss the purpose and scope
>> of WebRTC :)
> 
> "There are a number of proprietary implementations that provide direct
> interactive rich communication using audio, video, collaboration,
> games, etc. between two peers' web-browsers. These are not
> interoperable, as they require non-standard extensions or plugins to
> work. There is a desire to standardize the basis for such
> communication so that interoperable communication can be established
> between any compatible browsers. The goal is to enable innovation on
> top of a set of basic components. One core component is to enable
> real-time media like audio and video, a second is to enable data
> transfer directly between clients."
> 
> Seems like time to rewrite the charter - that doesn't even nearly describe
> what we have on the table at the moment.

Tim,
I have been unable to follow all the mail threads, but your message worries me.
Can you be a bit more specific on what you see that we have on the mentioned
table and what worries you?

Thanks,
/O