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Re: Restarting ICE

From: Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 16:23:02 -0700
Message-ID: <CAOJ7v-1L6ZO+ucUcmAH3-raUu15R_5zwDpfVxt_33437e=CreQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Cc: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Nitpick: I propose it be called "IceRestart", for consistency with the
existing "IceTransports".


On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 2:20 AM, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>wrote:

>  Hello folks,
>
> speaking as contributor:
> I believe we now have all the pieces we need to restart ICE properly,
> except for one little detail. Can we get this in, and close the book on ICE
> restart?
>
> What's in:
>
> - under setLocalDescription: "If a local description contains a different
> set of ICE credentials, then the ICE Agent must trigger an ICE restart."
> .... " If the local description was set with content that caused an ICE
> restart, then set connection's ice gathering state<http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/webrtc.html#dom-peerconnection-ice-gathering-state>
>  to gathering."
>
> - in the description of the RTCIceConnectionState Enum: "(any state, ICE
> restart occurs): new"
>
> The only remaining challenge is to get a local description with a
> different set of ICE credentials.
> Since SDP mangling is just so last year, I suggest adding a constraint to
> the list in section 13.1 "Constraints":
>
> RestartIce - this is an enum type constraint that can take the values
> "true" and "false". The default is a non-mandatory "false".
> When the value of the constraint is mandatory "true", the generated
> description will have ICE credentials that are different from the current
> credentials (as visible in the localDescription attribute's SDP). Applying
> the generated description will restart ICE.
> When the value of the constraint is mandatory "false", and the
> localDescription attribute has valid ICE credentials, the generated
> description will have the same ICE credentials as the current value from
> the LocalDescription attribute.
> When the constraint is optional, the implementation may choose to generate
> new credentials or not based on other criteria.
>
> If this is non-controversial, can we "just add it"?
> If it is controversial - what's the controversy?
>
>          Harald
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