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

From: Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:45:28 -0700
Message-ID: <CAOJ7v-08MMzgOVUrhU0epdJbxfaSYJ0xtkuBHHV=tg_C25NHjQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net>, Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>, José Luis Millán <jmillan@aliax.net>, "public-media-capture@w3c.org" <public-media-capture@w3c.org>
Sure, but you could achieve the same synchronization by cloning the desired
MediaStreamTrack; the new MST would share the original source. As I
understand it, the question is whether a single MST object can appear in
multiple MediaStreams (i.e. without cloning).

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 8:22 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>wrote:

> On 15 August 2013 14:59, Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net> wrote:
> > I would like to understand how adding the same track to multiple media
> > streams within the same WebRTC session is useful.
> A MediaStream forms a synchronization context.  Being able to
> synchronize playback of different sources can be generally useful.  If
> MediaStream were just a general purpose collection, then perhaps it
> wouldn't be as useful.
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