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Re: WebRTC and backpressure (how to stop reading?)

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:07:39 +0100
Message-ID: <1395839259.18139.262.camel@cumulustier>
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
On mer., 2014-03-26 at 13:45 +0100, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
> Is backpressure the right way to slow down the sender for reasons only 
> known to the application in an async-callback environment?
> 
>  From the design of the WebSockets API, I suspect that this was 
> considered and answered with "no" in that group, and we should avoid 
> revisiting that decision in this group.

I don't know if this was explicitly considered and rejected, but I have
found a recently-filed bug on websocket to make it possible to apply TCP
backpressure: https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23992

See also
http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2013-December/041688.html

Dom
Received on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 13:07:54 UTC

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