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Re: Cisco's position on the WebRTC API

From: Jim Barnett <Jim.Barnett@genesyslab.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 00:06:03 +0000
To: "Cullen Jennings (fluffy)" <fluffy@cisco.com>
CC: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E2EC31B1-127A-4128-B93B-49FBFECD56BD@genesyslab.com>
This is Genesys' position as well (and I don't think that we agree with Cisco on much else ...)
Jim

On Jul 23, 2013, at 7:47 PM, "Cullen Jennings (fluffy)" <fluffy@cisco.com> wrote:

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> Cisco strongly believes that the top priority of this WG should be to finish a usable specification as soon as possible.  At the recent WebRTC Expo plenary session, we asked developers what they needed changed in current specs and almost no comments were received in a room of several hundreds people - representing close to a hundred companies - that are primarily focused on developing and deploying services using WebRTC. When I asked companies privately between sessions, the number one requirement I heard was to get the spec stabilized and shipping.
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> Right now we have an API that meets many needs and is getting close to completion. Cisco's position is that the scope of the WG should not be expanded until the current 1.0 work is complete. After that is complete, we think it's fine to consider a low-level API - in fact we will probably submit a proposal - but we strongly object to doing something in parallel. Trying to work on two specifications at once will only slow down the current work which is already late.
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> Cullen, AC Rep for Cisco
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