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Re: OfferToReceive in CreateAnswer

From: Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 17:33:01 -0400
Message-ID: <508DA48D.3020509@alum.mit.edu>
To: public-webrtc@w3.org
On 10/28/12 9:34 AM, Harald Alvestrand wrote:

> if we conclude that all m-lines should always
> be accepted, independent of the tracks and constraints, but that they
> should be set to a=inactive when the user doesn't want to use them,
> that's a logical conclusion.
>
> But it's not the only possible one.

IMO this is a bad idea. Even m-lines that are inactive require a 
transport address, ICE, and obligate sending and receiving RTCP. If you 
are offered a bunch of m-lines you have no use for you should not be 
forced to incur this cost.

	Thanks,
	Paul
Received on Sunday, 28 October 2012 21:33:29 UTC

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