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

Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net> Mon, 07 November 2011 17:35 UTC

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2011/11/7 Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>no>:
> If we were doing a greenfield application, I'd let the server tell all the
> possible endpoints that they should set up a connection to the original
> caller, and forget about the caller calling anyone.
>
> The difference between caller and callee is a question of your level of
> abstraction.....

Of course that would be a possible scenario, but such scenario assumes
that the logic is in the webserver and clients are dumb. There is no
problem with that, of course. But I hope I must not assume that the JS
is dumb for all the possible WebRTC scenarios. I do need the concept
of "caller" and "callee".

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Iñaki Baz Castillo
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