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Re: [webrtc-pc] Use of icecandidateerror for port scanning (#2425)

From: Lennart Grahl via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 10:41:01 +0000
To: public-webrtc-logs@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-569907228-1577788859-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Is the solution suggesting that either `icecandidateerror` is unreliable or some ports are unusable? If yes, there are multiple issues with it:

* It's not deterministic,
* it's not testable,
* it's brittle because `icecandidateerror` may or may not fail, so relying on it is useless,
* it's brittle because it arrogates to know which ports are okay and which aren't,
* it still allows for fingerprinting.

I believe that's a deep rabbit hole. I'd suggest getting rid of `icecandidateerror` instead. We can live without it.

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