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

2014-05-11 20:09 GMT+02:00 Wolfgang Beck <>:
> On 05/10/14 15:26, Iñaki Baz Castillo wrote:
>> 2014-05-10 14:09 GMT+02:00 Wolfgang Beck <>:
>>> recv() would fail with an exception, when there is no data available,
>>> send() would fail with an exception, when the JS tried to send without
>>> waiting for a onsendspace() event.
>> The problem is that the DataChannel JS API mimics the WebSocket JS API
>> (it is intentional), which behaves in the same way.
> Ah, ok. Still a horribly clueless design. It may work for WebSockets
> which was intended for signaling events, not bulk data transfer.
> JS definitely needs a unified, composable way to deal with operations
> that may queue and block; WebSockets, Datachannels, File reader/write, etc.

Absolutely agreed.

Iñaki Baz Castillo

Received on Sunday, 11 May 2014 18:51:01 UTC