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RE: Labels, IDs and uniqueness (Re: New version of editors draft released (20121212))

From: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 18:32:05 +0000
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9768D477C67135458BF978A45BCF9B3853AED6AD@TK5EX14MBXW604.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
> From: Harald Alvestrand [mailto:harald@alvestrand.no]
> 
> Changing subject line again....
> 
> I think the difference in the two is not so much how it is generated,
> but what its uniqueness guarantee is.
> 
> I think the "id" is guaranteed to be unique across all tracks in some
> context (in a PC? In an UA? in a MediaStream? For tracks, that depends
> on what we decide happens to the "id" when a track is created from
> another track - I'd prefer a new "id", which lets them be UA-wide unique).
> 
> The "label" is intended to be human readable, and is not guaranteed to
> be unique in any context.
> 
> My take.

How much more informative will the label be than the proposed "sourceType" attribute?
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