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Re: New version of Peer Connection draft

From: Stefan Hakansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2013 07:22:37 +0200
Message-ID: <5168EB9D.5090309@ericsson.com>
To: "Matthew Kaufman (SKYPE)" <matthew.kaufman@skype.net>
CC: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 4/12/13 10:16 PM, Matthew Kaufman (SKYPE) wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Stefan Håkansson LK [mailto:stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com]
>> Sent: Friday, April 12, 2013 12:20 AM
>> To: public-webrtc@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: New version of Peer Connection draft
>>
>> On 4/12/13 12:49 AM, Matthew Kaufman (SKYPE) wrote:
>>> So I opened a whole bunch of bugs in the bug tracker back in January,
>>> and I was hoping that the next draft update would address some of
>>> them. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that such has happened.
>> Matthew, under the current division of responsibilities between the W3C
>> and the IETF, the responsibility for specifying the majority of the things you
>> filed bugs for on Jan 29th lies with the IETF. (Stream multiplexing over a single
>> transport flow, RTP usage, SDP, data channel protocol, ...)
> Ultimately it is the responsibility of the W3C to provide (or not provide) a specification that can be used to produce a browser that implements the specification and JavaScript code that uses it. Right now, no such specification exists.
>   
>> So I don't think we should specc that up in this document, but I agree to that
>> in many cases the references are missing.
>
> Not only are references missing but, as I point out in several of the bugs, the references provided are wholly inadequate if one wanted to, for instance, write a web browser that implemented the specification.
I agree (I think) to both points: it must be possible to implement 
something that interops with other implementations (and behaves the same 
from an app perspective) from the eventual Rec developed, and we're not 
there yet. We have a lot of work ahead of us.

>
> Matthew Kaufman
>
Received on Saturday, 13 April 2013 05:22:59 UTC

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