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Re: [Bug 22209] "each key MUST be a valid registered constraint name in the IANA-hosted RTCWeb Media Constraints registry"

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:24:55 +0100
Message-ID: <527929E7.3000907@alvestrand.no>
To: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 11/05/2013 06:20 PM, bugzilla@jessica.w3.org wrote:
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22209
> Giri Mandyam <mandyam@quicinc.com> changed:
>            What    |Removed                     |Added
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>                  CC|                            |mandyam@quicinc.com
> --- Comment #5 from Giri Mandyam <mandyam@quicinc.com> ---
> We discussed vendor-specific constraints during the F2F at TPAC 2012
> (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-media-capture/2012Dec/att-0196/minutes-2012-10-30.html). 
> I believe what reflected consensus was that vendor-specific constraints be
> added to the IANA registry, which would allow such constraints to undergo
> expert review as per RFC 5226.  We can reconfirm this at the next F2F however.
> On a related note, I do believe the spec is unclear as to what the
> implementation should do when a valid IANA-registered vendor-specific
> constraint is provided to MediaStreamTrack.applyConstraints() that the
> implementation does not recognize or support.  I assume an exception can be
> raised, but I did not find specific guidance in the latest working draft.  The
> constrainable interface proposal also defines an error callback on
> applyConstraints().
I believe the desired behaviour is 100% clear.

If the constraint is mandatory, the applyConstraints() fails.
If the constraint is optional, the constraint is ignored.

Jan-Ivar and I have been exchanging mail on how to express that in
WebIDL form.

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