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Re: event definitions

From: Adam Bergkvist <adam.bergkvist@ericsson.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2013 14:28:54 +0100
Message-ID: <50E43616.1020707@ericsson.com>
To: Jim Barnett <Jim.Barnett@genesyslab.com>
CC: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On 2013-01-02 10:52, Adam Bergkvist wrote:
> On 2012-12-20 16:48, Jim Barnett wrote:
>> Iím trying to clean up the event definitions in the recording draft and
>> notice the following:
>>
>> 1.MediaStreamEvent is defined in the webRTC spec (section 8.5).
>> Shouldnít that be moved to the gUM spec since thatís where MediaStream
>> is defined?
>>
>> 2.The gUM spec mentions MediaStreamTrackEvent, but doesnít define it.
>>
>> Both these event types can be used in the recording spec, so Iíd like to
>> link to their definitions elsewhere, rather than copying and risking
>> getting out of synch.
>>
>
> I think we could move the MediaStreamTrackEvent definition to the Media
> Capture spec and add text that says that this event is used when a
> MediaStream is updated by the platform (i.e. not directly with
> addTrack()/removeTrack()).
>
> I'm not sure about MediaStreamEvent. It's used to deliver a new remote
> stream and not as tightly coupled to the internals of the MediaStream
> API as MediaStreamTrackEvent is.
>
> I remember that an old version of the recording API used
> MediaStreamEvent, but I don't see it in the latest version.

But then I didn't look at the latest version either. :)

I see now that "recording", "stoprecording" and other events use 
MediaStreamEvent. I think we could go with a simple Event here since the 
stream is accessible via the event anyhow (evt.target.mediaStream).

/Adam
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