Re: [rtcweb] Summary of Application Developers' opinions of the current WebRTC API and SDP as a control surface

Bernard Aboba <bernard_aboba@hotmail.com> Wed, 17 July 2013 00:30 UTC

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I would agree. Just pointing out that this issue was raised in December 2012, and it is now 6+ months later with little progress and more disgruntlement. So if there is motivation to fix this it probably would have manifested itself by now. 

On Jul 16, 2013, at 5:27 PM, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>; wrote:

> The whole point of standardisation at the W3C is for browser to agree
> on the knobs. So, I do think it's a valuable effort.
> Cheers,
> Silvia.
> 
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> On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 10:15 AM, Bernard Aboba
> <bernard_aboba@hotmail.com>; wrote:
>> The problem was that we never defined what mangling browsers had to support. Given all the SDP specs that is actually a huge work item. And creating APIs to avoid mangling isn't actually that much simpler. What knobs do you provide and which ones do you ignore? Browsers might not agree on those either.
>> 
>> On Jul 8, 2013, at 1:37 PM, "Stefan Håkansson LK" <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>; wrote:
>> 
>>> On 7/8/13 5:22 PM, Roman Shpount wrote:
>>> 
>>>> So, was there ever a consensus that "developers MUST NOT
>>>> touch SDP"?
>>> 
>>> No, developers are free to touch the SDP (and probably must in certain
>>> cases).
>>> 
>>>> 
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