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Re: asynchrony for addStream w/ error/success callbacks

From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2014 09:09:07 -0800
Message-ID: <CABcZeBNfdbNtkg6vOJ3DE52_DEOxdosx0CSgH9t6ArrtYihYWQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jan-Ivar Bruaroey <jib@mozilla.com>
Cc: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 9:04 AM, Jan-Ivar Bruaroey <jib@mozilla.com> wrote:
> Good point about it being odd, tough I disagree it would be unrecoverable,
> as addStream would presumably push streams to a temporary list that
> createOffer discards (or prunes) if it fails.

And how am I to discover what went wrong? What a baffling API semantic.


> Should addStream(a), addStream(b), removeStream(a), createOffer() work? That
> would not be possible unless the validation was deferred (along with the
> rest of the actions) to createOffer.

Huh? The right thing here is simply to have AddStream() fail, which doesn't
leave you in this state at all.

-Ekr
Received on Friday, 10 January 2014 17:10:15 UTC

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