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

From: Wolfgang Beck <wolfgang.beck01@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:19:37 +0100
Message-ID: <53344F99.2010906@gmail.com>
To: Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de>, Nicholas Wilson <nicholas@nicholaswilson.me.uk>
CC: public-webrtc@w3.org

On 03/27/14 11:38, Michael Tuexen wrote:
> On 26 Mar 2014, at 18:58, Nicholas Wilson <nicholas@nicholaswilson.me.uk> wrote:
> Didn't you say that you want to limit the sending rate? Or even
> stop the sender? So that window would be less than what is allowed
> by the SCTP congestion control.
>> application-level acks won't piggyback neatly onto the transports
>> ACKS. That's a shame, but probably bearable?
> I wouldn't use transport level ACKS. Just messages like
> * Stop sending on this data channel
> * Send no more than n messages per second
> * whatever is necessary to implement the required API...
How do you prevent such messages from being stuck in a congested SCTP 
queue? Is only one side allowed to send bulk data?
How does this help with head of line blocking, when sender and receiver 
are faster than the network connection?

I stand by my proposal, let the browser keep the SCTP queues as empty as 
possible and maintain some queues towards the JS.

Wolfgang Beck
Received on Thursday, 27 March 2014 16:20:07 UTC

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