Re: [rtcweb] On babies and bathwater (was Re: Summary of Application Developers' opinions of the current WebRTC API and SDP as a control surface)

"Matthew Kaufman (SKYPE)" <matthew.kaufman@skype.net> Sat, 20 July 2013 03:45 UTC

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To: Cullen Jennings <fluffy@iii.ca>
Thread-Topic: On babies and bathwater (was Re: [rtcweb] Summary of Application Developers' opinions of the current WebRTC API and SDP as a control surface)
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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] On babies and bathwater (was Re: Summary of Application Developers' opinions of the current WebRTC API and SDP as a control surface)
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Cullen Jennings [mailto:fluffy@iii.ca]:
> 
> On Jul 19, 2013, at 11:40 AM, Matthew Kaufman (SKYPE)
> <matthew.kaufman@skype.net>; wrote:
> 
> > From: Martin Thomson [mailto:martin.thomson@gmail.com]
> >>
> >> Negotiation is a hole.  A vast, soul-sucking, waste of time.
> >
> > And negotiation over SDP requires a trip to MMUSIC every time you think
> of something new, too. That's a soul-sucking waste of time *itself*.
> >
> > Matthew Kaufman
> 
> Better than a trip to W3C, IETF, and XSF
> 

One successfully early trip to the W3C to get some JS APIs that let me build anything I want later is a hell of a lot better than one trip to MMUSIC (when I'm already on a deadline, no doubt) every time I come up with an idea in the future.

I know you know this, so I don't know why you would say what you said.

Matthew Kaufman