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Re: On babies and bathwater (was 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: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:08:10 -0400
Message-ID: <51E9C6DA.4000007@bbs.darktech.org>
To: public-webrtc@w3.org

     And on that note, I want to wish everyone a good (and relaxing) 
weekend :)

     Hopefully some R&R will help us find common ground on Monday.

Take care,

On 19/07/2013 6:44 PM, Robin Raymond wrote:
> When you force something upon people they really don't want, it tends 
> to lead to revolt. That's what you are seeing here.
> It's really a reaction to a mandate decided by a few early on in the 
> process (and even some involved then objected). Now more are joining 
> in and realizing this SDP O/A mandate is a major concern, while others 
> who originally thought SDP was okay have since changed their minds.
> FYI - this "revolt" also consists of SIP people who are against this 
> SDP mandate too, not just a bunch of 'new' tech guys.
> -Robin
>> Martin Steinmann <mailto:martin@ezuce.com>
>> 19 July, 2013 6:05 PM
>> The aggressiveness of argument on this list is perplexing.  In every 
>> collaborative effort you have to respect and build on what already 
>> exists.  If you violate this basic rule, you loose legitimacy to 
>> participate.  If I remember correctly there was a vote on this 
>> subject some time ago and I don't think it is the chairs being 
>> inflexible.  All they are trying to do is prevent total chaos and I 
>> applaude them for that.  Keep up the good work.
>> --martin
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