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Re: Update of RTCRtpSender "doohickey" proposal

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:04:05 +0200
Message-ID: <535FCD75.6010500@alvestrand.no>
To: public-webrtc@w3.org
On 04/29/2014 05:02 PM, Stefan Håkansson LK wrote:
> On 29/04/14 16:55, Jan-Ivar Bruaroey wrote:
>> On 4/29/14 3:02 AM, Stefan Håkansson LK wrote:
>>> 1) I'd like to see already for version 1 surface for a way to check if
>>> media is flowing (RTP packets are being sent) on the RTCRtpSender.
>>> Martin mentioned this yesterday.
>> Any of the other stats you would like?
> No, not really, and perhaps this can be dismissed as well, letting apps
> be content with polling stats. But it seems more convenient to be able
> to check directly on the RTCRtpSender if media is flowing or not...
It can be a bit more complex - I think I'd like to see some state that 
said "if there is any media available, it will be sent" - that the 
platform believes that all the permission bits are turned on, the 
consent to send is current, the bandwidth is not in catastrophic 
shutdown mode.... there may still be no bits to send, because the track 
might have "enabled=false", but it's nice to know it's ready.

whether packets are actually being sent is something I can see from the 
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