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Re: Track cloning behavior of MediaStream() constructor and addTrack()

From: Adam Bergkvist <adam.bergkvist@ericsson.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 09:05:46 +0100
Message-ID: <51481C5A.7040701@ericsson.com>
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
CC: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 2013-03-19 07:27, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
> An alternate method of straightening out the API would be to rename the
> addTrack operator to addCopyOfTrack  or
> addTrackWithSameSourceAsTheArgument.
>
> I think the ability to control tracks-in-streams independently is more
> important than the linkages you mention, but agree that the API name
> doesn't fit with what the operation does.
>

I'm not arguing to remove that functionality, just that it would be more 
intuitive, IMO, to clone the track first and then add it to the new 
stream if you wanted a independent instance to control.

/Adam
Received on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 08:06:14 UTC

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