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Re: No way to specify remote constraints?

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:58:24 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2nKMtKhkiPi0NdQAos4JnMSK4aW_B=DgSLQ_WjC6f2FOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 8:10 AM, cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org> wrote:
> On 02/12/2013 3:59 PM, Martin Thomson wrote:
>>
>> On 2 December 2013 12:38, cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> "Receiver" only needs 640x480, so I want "Receiver" to execute some code
>>> on
>>> its side that will tell "Sender" to stop sending 1080p and instead send
>>> 640x480 over the wire.
>>
>> That requires something called signaling.  We have explicitly ruled
>> signaling out of scope for both W3C and IETF efforts.  I believe that
>> you are left to your own devices there.
>
>
> Okay, thank you. I assume it's a similar story if I want to listen for the
> remote end "pausing" the video using using "videoTrack.enabled = false"?

No, I think that causes a new round of SDP to be exchanged. So, you're
fine with this.
(I'm not sure why we can't do that with constraints, too, but hey...
things are still evolving...)

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Monday, 2 December 2013 22:06:43 UTC

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