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Re: Reminder: Disconnect between Streams and DataChannel API models

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2014 07:04:42 +0000
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1447FA0C20ED5147A1AA0EF02890A64B1D000986@ESESSMB209.ericsson.se>
On 2014-05-26 09:45, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
> Just a reminder.... at the recent retreat, the question of whether we
> can use / adapt the Sockets API was brought up again, with particular
> reference to this proposal:
>
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/streams-api/raw-file/tip/Overview.htm
>
> This API proposal is based on a byte-stream model, not a datagram model.
> It is therefore not possible to use the exact same model with either
> WebSockets or the DataChannel APIs.

I agree there is a disconnect right now, but section 8 of the Streams 
API draft explicitly mentions WebSockets and RTCPeerConnection, so there 
seem to be an ambition to make Streams interop with them.
Received on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 07:05:07 UTC

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