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Re: Discussing new API proposals

From: Peter Thatcher <pthatcher@google.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:00:35 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJrXDUH3WEtz+muTsNJZbvvES=ZP+55s8e67wX115PGr0p83OA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Cc: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>, Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>, Jesús Leganés Combarro <piranna@gmail.com>, public-webrtc <public-webrtc@w3.org>
And it will be even less useless when we catch up with you (assuming
interop works :).
On Jul 17, 2013 6:47 PM, "Eric Rescorla" <ekr@rtfm.com> wrote:

> It's certainly much better than useless in Firefox.
>
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en/demos/detail/bananabread
>
> -Ekr
>
>
>
> 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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