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Re: [rtcweb] On babies and bathwater (was Re: Summary of Application Developers' opinions of the current WebRTC API and SDP as a control surface)

From: Adam Roach <adam@nostrum.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:31:07 -0500
Message-ID: <51E977DB.5010002@nostrum.com>
To: Peter Thatcher <pthatcher@google.com>
CC: Ted Hardie <ted.ietf@gmail.com>, "<rtcweb@ietf.org>" <rtcweb@ietf.org>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 7/19/13 12:27, Peter Thatcher wrote:
>     But, honestly, any course of action that relegates this to the
>     applications seems to have the dual properties of forcing it to be
>     implemented hundreds of thousands of times while making the actual
>     user experience worse.
> Hundreds of thousands of times?

How many web apps do you anticipate will use real time communications 
between now and the time that this work becomes obsolete?

It's not important to come to consensus on this number -- my key point 
here is that it's significantly more than the number of web browsers 
that will be developed in that time, and by several orders of magnitude.

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