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Re: [rtcweb] Summary of Application Developers' opinions of the current WebRTC API and SDP as a control surface

From: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:23:25 -0400
Message-ID: <51E421FD.8030500@bbs.darktech.org>
To: public-webrtc@w3.org
On 15/07/2013 9:15 AM, Peter Thatcher wrote:
> I've read a lot of email that talk what the working groups have 
> consensus on in regards to the overall API, but I can only really nail 
> down a couple of concrete things (everything else seems unclear):
> 1.  A year or so ago, almost everyone was against CU-RTCWEB.
> 2.  Since then, few, if any proposals to change or add to the core of 
> the API have been proposed.  None have made any progress. 
>  (Specifically, I mean things that would allow JS control without 
> doing SDP mangling)
> 3.  There's a very, very strong push by working group leaders to stay 
> focused on shipping the current API and not change or add anything 
> major.  Any discussion of any API changes or additions that would 
> allow a JS app to do signaling without SDP is strongly frowned upon, 
> because it would threaten the progress on the existing API.   It's 
> even frowned upon to discuss with web developers what their use cases 
> and pains are, since their feedback might threaten progress.
> Is that an accurate summary?

     This is an excellent discussion thread.

     If you don't mind, I'd like to add the following question:

4. Who are the members of the Working Group?

     Once we get this answered, I'd like to make sure that the majority 
of the Working Group responds to this thread as opposed to what has 
happened in the past.

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