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

From: Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:50:42 +0100
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
Message-Id: <84B46C01-E58C-4BEC-A23B-F0AC71ECE971@lurchi.franken.de>
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
On 27 Mar 2014, at 20:35, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> wrote:

> On 03/27/2014 06:04 PM, Martin Thomson wrote:
>> On 27 March 2014 03:38, Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de> wrote:
>>> No. You could continue to map  the channel messages byte-by-byte
>>> on SCTP messages. But you would introduce some control message
>>> (also in SCTP DATA chunks) which you would send reliably and
>>> put in whatever information is needed. For me this looks pretty simple...
>> I think that this might be less than ideal.  Unless you like buffering
>> an entire BDP worth of data when the application starts applying back
>> pressure.
> BDP? Sorry, acronym cache miss.
Bandwidth Delay Product.
> Besides, we've already accepted that the application can get data handed to it in 1-Gbyte chunks. That camel was larger than not doing backpressure...
Yepp... I'm a bit confused about the changing requirements (or at least I can't see the consistency)...

Best regards
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