Re: [rtcweb] SDP Offer/Answer draft-jennings-rtcweb-signaling

Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net> Mon, 17 October 2011 22:41 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] SDP Offer/Answer draft-jennings-rtcweb-signaling
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2011/10/18 Ravindran Parthasarathi <pravindran@sonusnet.com>;:
> I like your proposed idea as it is going in the direction of having
> "standard" signaling protocol for RTCWeb.

Please Ravindran, don't manipulate mails, text and draft given by
other persons in this WG. The draft *clearly* says:

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The protocol specified here defines the state machines, semantic
behaviors, and messages that are exchanged between instances of the
state machines. ***However, it does not specify the actual on-the-wire
transport of these messages.*** Rather, it assumes that the
implementation of this protocol would occur within the browser itself,
and then browser APIs would allow the application's JavaScript to
request creation of messages and insert messages into the state
machine. ***The actual transfer of these messages would be the
responsibility of the web application, and would utilize protocols
such as HTTP and WebSockets.*** To facilitate implementation within a
browser, JSON notation is used to describe the message
--------------------

No, this is not a draft about a "default signaling protocol" for
RTCweb. Wrong. This is just a protocol for communication between the
JavaScript code and the RTCweb stack in the browser. It does NOT
mandate how the signaling messages are sent on-the-wire.

So this has nothing to do with your insistent proposal of having a
"default signaling protocol" that all the RTCweb clients "should
implement". Sorry.


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Iñaki Baz Castillo
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