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Re: DataChannel: how to know the max size of the sending buffer?

From: Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2014 18:30:55 +0200
Message-ID: <CALiegfkiFsXR4wnCwv69vpntVP6=UQWhGXY=BnqLojyQCn4K6w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "piranna@gmail.com" <piranna@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
2014-05-07 18:15 GMT+02:00 piranna@gmail.com <piranna@gmail.com>:
>>> or raise an error or throw an exception
>> That's the same :)
>> And yes, the implementation (at least in Chrome) does raise an error
>> (BTW an undocumented kind of error, of course, as most of the WebRTC
>> errors...).
> Why do you think it's the same?

I meant that raising an error or throwing an exception is basically the same :)

>>> but NO close the channel... Too much agressive to my taste, specially without being able to know how to
>>> preven it...
>> I agree. Anyhow: I've tested that Chrome does NOT close the socket
>> after raising the error. This is, you can send data after some time on
>> the same socket.
> I think this is the correct behaviour, but it would be better to get
> notified when you can send data again (.send() method returning a
> promise?).


Anyhow, IMHO the current Chrome behavior is good enough (fire an error
if the sending buffer is full, but don't close the connection).

Iñaki Baz Castillo
Received on Wednesday, 7 May 2014 16:31:41 UTC

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