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Fwd: Re: Asymetric API on DataChannels creation

From: Randell Jesup <randell-ietf@jesup.org>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 14:50:01 -0400
Message-ID: <51A64DD9.2010006@jesup.org>
To: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>

On 5/29/2013 3:53 AM, piranna@gmail.com wrote:
> When you call to createDataChannel() you get a "connecting"
> DataChannel, and when connection gets stablished you get an "open"
> event over it. On the other hand, on the receiver side you only get a
> "datachannel" event with the new DataChannel, thats already open.
> Doesn't it makes more sense that the "datachannel" event raise a
> "connecting" DataChannel to be able to do pre-open initializations and
> later raise the "open" event instead of do both things at the same
> time? This would also easy to reuse code on applications when both end
> are symetric.
> If it's done this way just to ear a data flight, it would be mimic
> just setting on the specification the "datachannel" event before
> setting/changing the status to "open" and adding afterthat an "open"
> event.

The spec is incorrect if it states this; we agreed that both sides
should get an onopen event to parallel WebSockets

I believe adam is updating the datachannel spec this week

Received on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 18:51:24 UTC

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