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Re: RTCDataChannel characteristics and failures

From: Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de>
Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2013 23:43:07 +0100
Cc: Gunnar Hellstrom <gunnar.hellstrom@omnitor.se>, Web-rtc <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-Id: <EAE6CC90-E422-4418-A077-1930B1381FEE@lurchi.franken.de>
To: piranna@gmail.com
On Dec 29, 2013, at 12:25 AM, piranna@gmail.com wrote:

>> An unreliable channel is configured to either
>> limit the number of retransmissions (maxRetransmits) or set a time during
>> which retransmissions are allowed (maxRetransmitTime). These properties can
>> not be used simultaneously and an attempt to do so will result in an error.
> Why they can't be set at the same time? I think it would be make sense
In the SCTP socket API the policies are handled by an enumeration, not
by flags. So you specify a single policy for each message. So current
implementations handle it that way. For PR-SCTP use cases considered
up to now, this was acceptable.
> for some use cases...
Any concrete example?

Best regards
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