Re: [rtcweb] Relation of Mozilla WebAPI announced today to RTCWEB/WebRTC work?

Dan York <> Tue, 23 August 2011 19:02 UTC

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On Aug 23, 2011, at 1:59 PM, Timothy B. Terriberry wrote:

>> Can anyone from Mozilla please comment on how the "WebAPI" announced
>> today with the goal to " provide a basic HTML5 phone experience within 3
>> to 6 months" relates to the work happening in RTCWEB/WebRTC?
> This is more along the lines of getting access to the APIs needed to instruct a mobile phone to initiate a phone call, rather than to host that call inside the browser. Presumably also with some way to detect that your on a device that supports that capability at all.

Thanks for the reply... and yes that makes sense.  I was thinking of "a basic HTML5 phone experience" as having a real-time "phone" conversation via HTML5, rather than putting pieces into HTML5 to have it work better on phone *devices*.


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