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Re: In defense of AddStream

From: Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 17:42:28 -0800
Message-ID: <CAOJ7v-1e6pTwADy-ybwc9xpLGS6qg3N3EE7HE259EQBEkOXKXw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Sorry, when I said "grouping mechanism", I meant that the grouping was for
the purposes of synchronization.


On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 3:51 PM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>wrote:

> On 15 November 2013 15:42, Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com> wrote:
> > I agree this is the only argument in favor of MediaStreams. Making
> > MediaStreams a lightweight grouping mechanism, as proposed, allows
> > MediaStream to be useful for this one purpose, and not get in the way
> > everywhere else.
>
> If MediaStream were just a grouping construct, then I'd be arguing for
> the feature to be jettisoned, but this synchronization thing that they
> do is pretty useful.  Especially when you talk about multi-screen,
> multi-camera setups where synchronization is required between
> different renderings.  For single-audio, single-video, you could rely
> on <video> as the point for synchronization grouping.
>
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