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Re: CHANGE: [Bug 18486] New: Let RTCSessionDescription take a Dictionary parameter

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2012 19:32:33 +0200
Message-ID: <5037BAB1.4040107@alvestrand.no>
To: public-webrtc@w3.org
On 08/24/2012 05:51 PM, Randell Jesup wrote:
> On 8/24/2012 10:43 AM, Tommy Widenflycht (ᛏᚮᛘᛘᚤ) wrote:
>> It has been pointed out to me that the stringify algorithm is broken,
>> especially for RTCSessionDescription since the sdp member most certainly
>> contains newlines. Should had noticed that myself, doh.
>> Also some clarification regarding exactly what the end result is need to
>> be put in the specification.
>> We had a discussion regarding if this was meant to be JSON or not.
>> /Tommy
>> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Tommy Widenflycht (ᛏᚮᛘᛘᚤ)
>> <tommyw@google.com <mailto:tommyw@google.com>> wrote:
>>     I'm fine both with removing the stringifier and letting it create
>>     "JS object strings" as long as everyone understands that it
>>     isn't necessarily JSON compatible.
>>     JSON.stringify(object) != (string)object
> So, we have 3 options:
> 1) Use the current stringifier (with fixes for newlines, maybe quotes)
> 2) Move it to valid JSON (newlines, quotes, parens, ?)
> 3) drop the stringifier and use "JS object strings" (what's the impact 
> of this?
If we drop the stringifier, I think the result of trying to interpret 
the object as a string is "{ object object }", which is well defined, 
but kind of useless.

I wouldn't mind dropping it until we find a good reason to standardize 
it; people who want a particular stringification can write their own 
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