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Re: URL.createObjectURL() for DataChannels

From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 07:47:22 +0800
Message-ID: <CABcZeBNidyCGrQz3=i3m4E2p7LjUTmzZ31iNcaXo-Ywmfioa+w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "piranna@gmail.com" <piranna@gmail.com>
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, Peter Thatcher <pthatcher@google.com>, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, public-webrtc <public-webrtc@w3.org>
I don't see how this is really going to work. As has been mentioned before
because ICE parameters are dynamic, you can't really have a static URL that
you can connect to.

-Ekr



On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 7:09 AM, piranna@gmail.com <piranna@gmail.com>wrote:

> Another (bit diferent) use case: since DataChannels API is inspired by
> WebSockets one, being able to use a URI and maybe also having a scheme (dc:
> the same way ws:) they would be easier interchangeable and being able to
> reuse code to be used both with connections to servers or with other peers
> just changing the URI.
> El 17/07/2013 18:06, "piranna@gmail.com" <piranna@gmail.com> escribió:
>
> I didn't know about RFC 6920, but yes, the point is to identify each
>> object by their hash, both for anonimity and uniqueness. Regarding to
>> magnet links, some people proposed it to me several times, but don't
>> know how a browser would manage various webapps (a browser based P2P
>> like mine, a bittorrent client on the cloud, a DirectConnect client
>> installed on its machine...) registering for the magnet scheme...
>>
>> Any way, thanks for remind us about them :-)
>>
>>
>> 2013/7/17 Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>:
>> > On 17 July 2013 00:58, piranna@gmail.com <piranna@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> I've remember another use case I read some time ago, regarding to use
>> a P2P
>> >> URI scheme inside <video> tag sources:
>> >>
>> >> <video>
>> >>     <source src="p2p:123456789abcd"/>
>> >>     <source src="http:/dc:abcd1234/video.avi"/>
>> >>     <source src="http://example.com/video.avi"/>
>> >> </video>
>> >>
>> >> I find this very doable and with real use cases...
>> >
>> > RFC 6920 already exists.  It deals with the security issues that
>> > haven't been mentioned yet.
>> >
>> > Or, you could use what has actually been deployed:
>> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnet_URI_scheme
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> "Si quieres viajar alrededor del mundo y ser invitado a hablar en un
>> monton de sitios diferentes, simplemente escribe un sistema operativo
>> Unix."
>> – Linus Tordvals, creador del sistema operativo Linux
>>
>
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