Re: [rtcweb] Proposal for a JS API for NoPlan (adding multiple sources without encoding them in SDP)

Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> Tue, 18 June 2013 06:25 UTC

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From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:25:05 +1000
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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Proposal for a JS API for NoPlan (adding multiple sources without encoding them in SDP)
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On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 4:17 PM, Emil Ivov <emcho@jitsi.org>; wrote:
> Hey Silvia,
>
>
> On 18.06.13, 03:00, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>>
>> What I would like to see, though, is a bit different from what you've
>> proposed. In particular, the MediaFlowDescription object is the one
>> object that I believe is supposed to enable JS developers to  do "SDP
>> hacking" without having to understand SDP. Unfortunately, the way in
>> which it is currently written, this API doesn't help a JS developer
>> much. There are properties in that object like "ssrc" that mean
>> nothing unless you understand SDP.
>
>
> SSRC is really just a flow identifier and it actually comes from RTP, not
> SDP.

OK, could we call it rtpflowId or mediaflowId or peerflowId or
something? And what exactly are the other identifiers?
(You will notice that I am really naive wrt SDP, sorry!)

Thanks,
Silvia.