Re: [rtcweb] Review request for RTCWeb standard signaling protocol

"Avasarala, Ranjit" <> Tue, 18 October 2011 08:38 UTC

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That's the whole issue. We need some mechanism for web browsers to negotiate offer/answer and ICE candidates between each other. Using SIP for this over websockets would bring in unnecessary overheads. But we still need some mechanism. So something which is "simple" is needed.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Ravindran Parthasarathi
Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 1:46 PM
To: Saúl Ibarra Corretgé
Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Review request for RTCWeb standard signaling protocol


One minor correction in your mail: I have mentioned "SIP over websocket" is an overkill and not SIP.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Saúl Ibarra Corretgé []
>Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 12:32 PM
>To: Ravindran Parthasarathi
>Cc: Iñaki Baz Castillo;
>Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Review request for RTCWeb standard signaling
>On Oct 17, 2011, at 7:00 PM, Ravindran Parthasarathi wrote:
>> The point to be noted is folks put forth the same argument again &
>again..each time, it is not possible to come up new answer ;-) I noticed
>often you complain as if your important is missed out. We are arguing
>only about "nothing" vs "something" as a RTCWeb signaling protocol.
>> I clearly explained why SIP over websocket is an overkill in the below
>mail thread. Please read it and don't argue that it is working. All the
>working stuff is not good. Infact for any protocol, the first idea pop-
>up is to tunnel the complete inside (For Ex: ISUP over SIP) but always
>better ways to solve it.
>Let me connect the dots: you are advocating for a new 'simple' protocol
>instead of taking an existing one, SIP for example, which you called
>'overkill'. And earlier in this thread you mentioned that you are
>interested in gateways.
>I now understand what you are trying to do.
>Saúl Ibarra Corretgé
>AG Projects

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