Re: [rtcweb] Requesting "SDP or not SDP" debate to be re-opened

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Mon, 24 June 2013 03:02 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Requesting "SDP or not SDP" debate to be re-opened
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On 21 June 2013 16:54, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>; wrote:

> Is it possible to continue using SDP but not do o/a ?


Strictly speaking: yes.  In practice, however, some of the features that we
use depend on definitions that are only valid in the offer/answer context.
This includes security features.

Fixing that is possible, but it's easier to avoid SDP altogether.  Because
it's just not that hard to design an API without it.