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Re: Transport control API

From: <piranna@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:30:56 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKfGGh3gtNu7s7+rFguV4roj6XV9ZjCSObYwbc9V+TkVxj4ZRQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>
Cc: public-webrtc <public-webrtc@w3.org>
+1, ideally connections should ramp-up as fast as possible, and for
DataChannels it shouldn't be a problem (for audio&video streaming it
would be desirable to have some management to find a constant speed,
but for DataChannels it shouldn't be necesary...).

2013/9/11 cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>:
>
>     One thing I would like to discuss (unfortunately we ran out of time
> during the call) is whether there is consensus that the current WebRTC
> implementations should ramp up faster.
>
>     One issue that is consistently brought to bear against the idea of
> minimum bandwidth is network congestion/safety. I'd like to bring the
> following to your attention: if you download a large file from DropBox, HTTP
> will ramp up to the peak download rate within 3 seconds. I don't really
> need/want a "minimum bandwidth". What I really want is WebRTC to ramp up
> within 3 seconds.
>
>     I hope we can all agree that it's unacceptable for it to be taking 1-5
> minutes to reach the peak rate.
>
> (In truth, I'd still want min/maxBandwidth fence conditions -- as
> notifications, not hints to the browser -- simply so the application can
> scale video resolution up/down depending on whether it can afford more/less
> usage).
>
> Gili
>
> On 05/09/2013 8:01 AM, Stefan Håkansson LK wrote:
>>
>> On 2013-09-05 13:53, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
>>>
>>> On 09/05/2013 09:41 AM, Stefan Håkansson LK wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I've updated the WiKi page [1] based on what I heard at the teleconf
>>>> September 3rd. Feedback and comments are appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> Note that I'm not claiming this represents consensus, or that I
>>>> correctly understood what people meant at the call. I'm just trying to
>>>> move the discussion forward.
>>>>
>>>> Stefan
>>>>
>>>> [1] www.w3.org/2011/04/webrtc/wiki/Transport_Control
>>>>
>>> I added a few contributions.
>>
>> Thanks. Seems we took away more or less the same from the teleconf.
>>
>>> Remember that this is a wiki - anyone can write on it. (all changes are
>>> logged, of course).
>>
>> Of course.
>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>



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