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

Cullen Jennings <fluffy@iii.ca> Wed, 05 June 2013 00:40 UTC

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On Jun 4, 2013, at 4:07 AM, Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net> wrote:

> 2013/6/3 Emil Ivov <emcho@jitsi.org>rg>:
>>>> 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.
> 
> 
> I think there is a misunderstanding here. I understand from Emil's
> mail that media re-negotation or streams addition after the first SDP
> O/A is not carried as a new full SDP O/A. Am I right?
> 
> 


I'm just trying to understand what the "No Plan" proposal is. I have not even started to think about what parts of if I like. So far, the more we talk about this, the more confused I get. I think some simple examples that showed what O/A got passed across the API from the JS into the browser for applications with multiple video steams would really help.