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Re: MediaStreamTrack disabling - effect on downstream MediaStreams?

From: Soo-Hyun Choi <soohyun.choi@cl.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 18:11:17 +0900
Message-ID: <CAKkvrEnB7hfUnZw+yfCFp+9bhJqz2xQtWqeo2NL7RML55F75qQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Cc: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Harald,


>From the perspective of enabling temporary muting of a track, it seems like
> it would be better if the text had said:
>
> When a track in a MediaStream<http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/webrtc.html#mediastream>
>  parent is disabled, any MediaStreamTrack<http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/webrtc.html#mediastreamtrack>
>  objects corresponding to the tracks in any MediaStream<http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/webrtc.html#mediastream>
>  objects that were created from parent stop sending data, although their
> "enabled" status does not change. If a disabled track in a MediaStream<http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/webrtc.html#mediastream>
>  parent is re-enabled, data starts flowing on the downstream
> MediaStreamTrack objects, as long as their *enabled* attribute has the
> value "true".
>
>  What do other people think - what would it be best if the spec said?
>
>

Agreed - I was reading this part of the spec yesterday, and had the exactly
same thought like you. Your modified text looks much clearer.


Soo-Hyun
Received on Thursday, 15 September 2011 09:12:10 UTC

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