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

Wolfgang Beck <wolfgang.beck01@googlemail.com> Mon, 07 November 2011 16:53 UTC

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On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 5:27 PM, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> wrote:
[on SIP-style forking]
> 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.....

That's the kind of innovative thinking I thought RTCWEB was all about.

And this forking discussion is a good example how the requirement to
have interop between different RTCWEB apps and/or SIP is holding us
back. Ditch the trapezoid and do greenfield.


Wolfgang Beck