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Re: [webrtc-pc] Explicit rollbacks (#2306)

From: Jan-Ivar Bruaroey via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 20:54:49 +0000
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Nothing "remote" about *setRemoteDescription(offer)* either, it just sets *pc.remoteDescription*.

To reset *pc.remoteDescription*, calling *setRemoteDescription({type: "rollback"})* seems intuitive.

Whereas throwing + needing to call *setLocalDescription({type: "rollback"})* instead doesn't. I vote (1).

> Having two operations that do exactly the same thing is confusing. In fact, it's so confusing that editors, implementors and specs got it wrong.

I think the confusion stemmed from not reading JSEP, and/or wanting a stricter API that made the distinction I just made explicit. I think proposal (2) would appease neither of those two groups.

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