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Re: Update of RTCRtpSender "doohickey" proposal

From: Jim Barnett <1jhbarnett@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 02 May 2014 13:25:47 -0400
Message-ID: <5363D51B.4040106@gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
CC: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Yes, that was my hunch.  Dohickeys weaken the case for automatic 
cloning.  One more thing in their favor.

On 5/2/2014 12:55 PM, Martin Thomson wrote:
> On 2 May 2014 06:18, Jim Barnett <1jhbarnett@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I agree that implicit cloning  is bad.  However it might be worthwhile to
>> remember why anyone ever thought it was a good idea, just so we don't miss
>> anything.  Was it to avoid the assigment of conflicting constraints/settings
>> to the track in the different PCs (i.e. pre-doHickey)?
> The idea, as I recall, was that you would be able to do some "extra"
> things with the clone that is attached to the PC.  That originally
> included mainly status variables, stats, etc..., but it was also
> envisaged that it include the things we are doing with
> RTCRtpSender/Receiver.

Jim Barnett
Received on Friday, 2 May 2014 17:26:25 UTC

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