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Re: New version of editors draft released (20121212)

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2012 07:43:18 +0100
Message-ID: <50CD6D86.2060707@ericsson.com>
To: public-webrtc@w3.org
On 2012-12-14 17:57, Martin Thomson wrote:
> On 14 December 2012 01:41, Adam Bergkvist <adam.bergkvist@ericsson.com> wrote:
>> This edit was really a rename of what you refer to as the
>> "machine-generated" identifier from "label" to "id" to align with
>> MediaStreamTrack. We've never had a "human-generated" identifier on
>> MediaStream so it hasn't been removed. :)
>> I'm not really convinced we need a human settable identifier on MediaStream
>> unless it's transported over a p2p connection (and we have a use-case for
>> that). If you want to assign a custom label to a MediaStream on the local
>> side you can simply add as many new properties to it as you like
>> (myStream.label = "Web Cam & headset mic"; ).
> I think perhaps that you are confused about what label was proposed
> for.  This has been populated by the browser and it provides text that
> is designed for human *consumption* (not generation).  This can give
> an application the ability to provide appropriate feedback about which
> device is currently in use.  In our work on this, this has been
> invaluable.

I agree, but is the label in question for this not the one on 
MediaStream*Track* (which no one has proposed to be removed AFAIK)?

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