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Re: Data API symmetry

From: Adam Bergkvist <adam.bergkvist@ericsson.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 17:38:22 +0200
Message-ID: <4F981A6E.20804@ericsson.com>
To: Jim Barnett <Jim.Barnett@genesyslab.com>
CC: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 2012-04-25 16:58, Jim Barnett wrote:
> Your approach #2 (both sides create data channel with same label)
> becomes tricky when the two parties aren't downloading their pages from
> the same site. They're very unlikely to select the same label and
> settings in this case. Overall, isn't it safer to have one side create
> the channel and pass the label and the settings to the other side? (The
> receiving side can accept/reject/modify, of course).  It is somewhat
> asymmetrical, but so is the basic offer/answer paradigm for creating a
> call/media connection.

I see what you mean, but if the applications can't agree on how to 
create the channel then it's not likely that they can use the channel in 
a meaningful way either.

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