Re: [rtcweb] No Plan - but what's the proposal

Emil Ivov <emcho@jitsi.org> Mon, 03 June 2013 20:29 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] No Plan - but what's the proposal
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On 03.06.13, 22:44, Cullen Jennings wrote:
>
> On May 31, 2013, at 12:27 PM, Emil Ivov <emcho@jitsi.org> wrote:
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>>>
>>> Can you explain what you are actually proposing we do do instead of
>>> just saying what not to do ?
>>
>> We create an offer that would describe the media types and the bundle. We use that offer to also describe capabilities in terms of maximum resolutions, supported header extensions, potentially max-ssrc-s, etc.
>>
>> It is up to the application how to handle the rest. If it needs to transmit additional signalling: let it. If it wants to encode that in SDP, great. If it wants to attach it in JSON next to the browser generated SDP, that also works.
>
> Great - I have super news for you. The WG agree to do that a year or more ago.

So I've heard indeed.

Unfortunately however, it seems that we might have forgotten this 
decision. We are now trying hard to come up with a signalling mechanism 
that will do everything with Offer/Answer.