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Re: RECAP: Conclusion: Cloning and sharing of MediaStreamTracks - worth it?

From: Stefan Hĺkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:42:37 +0000
To: José Luis Millán <jmillan@aliax.net>
CC: "public-media-capture@w3c.org" <public-media-capture@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <1447FA0C20ED5147A1AA0EF02890A64B1C36CC8B@ESESSMB209.ericsson.se>
On 2013-08-13 15:57, José Luis Millán wrote:
> Harald said:
>
>> One still open question is whether a track can be a member of multiple  streams; there are ease-of-implementation issues that argue for saying
> "no"; there are orthogonality arguments that argue "yes".(If the answer
> is "no", I would argue that we should have a nullable "stream" property
> on the track, and that AddTrack throws an exception if the "stream"
> property of a track that's added is not null. That makes it predictable
> for the API what happens if you try to add a track to a stream.)
>
> Was it finally decided whether a track can be a member of multiple
> streams or not?

I think we never did formally decide, but my take of it is:

* The current Draft says a track can be member of multiple streams
* Harald proposed it should not be allowed
* There was not really any consensus to change, so what is in the draft 
is still valid

Do you see it differently Harald?

>
> I can't find the answer in the mail archives.
>
> Thanks
>
> --
> José Luis Millán


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