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Re: Discussing new API proposals

From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:46:43 +0800
Message-ID: <CABcZeBMeCsPKnUJTMjc1oLK13tf37_rF8VdbekZBdPwgi0kXrg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Thatcher <pthatcher@google.com>
Cc: Jesús Leganés Combarro <piranna@gmail.com>, Stefan Hĺkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>, cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>, public-webrtc <public-webrtc@w3.org>
It's certainly much better than useless in Firefox.



On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 9:38 AM, Peter Thatcher <pthatcher@google.com>wrote:

> Chrome hasn't finished implementing SCTP-based data channels.  I'll take
> the blame for that.  It's simply taken longer than I thought.  I know it
> may be a broken record at this point, but it should be done Real Soon Now
> :).
> And once its done, I assume it will better than useless.
> On Jul 17, 2013 3:11 PM, "Eric Rescorla" <ekr@rtfm.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:46 AM, piranna@gmail.com <piranna@gmail.com>wrote:
>>> I agree, it was supossed to have operative DataChannels last December,
>>> and the fact is that 7 months ago the proposed date they are fairly useless
>>> and real-world usage of WebRTC are mainly proof of concept... I have ear
>>> people saying WebRTC is a hype and others that's a technology could get to
>>> be desacredited due to release it too early as it's hapenning now, only
>>> don't now if just by an unlucky accident or it's being done this way in
>>> purposse (too much decentrliced power on the browsers out of control of the
>>> traditional owners...).
>> I'd like to focus on this point. In what way are data channels  as
>> currently specified
>> "fairly useless"?
>> -Ekr
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