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

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 10:28:56 +0200
Message-ID: <5211D748.5040506@alvestrand.no>
To: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 08/15/2013 11:42 AM, Stefan Hĺkansson LK wrote:
> 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?
>
That was my conclusion also; my worry was not so much which decision 
we'd take, but that we made an explicit decision one way or the other, 
so that we did not have to revisit the issue.
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