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Re: In defense of AddStream

From: Adam Bergkvist <adam.bergkvist@ericsson.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:42:31 +0000
To: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A222C88B6882744D8D4B9681B315889023A87FC7@ESESSMB307.ericsson.se>
On 2013-11-15 14:22, cowwoc wrote:
>
> I don't fully understand the meaning of "doohickey" here but I wanted to
> touch upon one of your points:
>
> On 15/11/2013 4:57 AM, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
>> one <video> tag needs to be fed one and only one MediaStream
>
> That doesn't work for my use-case, which is described in
> https://code.google.com/p/webrtc/issues/detail?id=2627
>
> I need to be able to share the same MediaStream with multiple <video>
> tags, each consuming it different (one muting the audio, another not). I
> can see others wanting to potentially play the same MediaStream at
> different indexes from different <video> tags (although I don't do this
> myself).
>
> So, if you want to go with your model, we'd need a way to clone/tee
> MediaStreams.

I think you misunderstood. The quoted text only puts requirements on the 
<video> tag. Nothing prevents the same MediaStream from being rendered 
in several <video> tags.

/Adam
Received on Monday, 18 November 2013 08:43:08 UTC

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