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Re: Proposal: offerDataChannel in RTCOfferOptions

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:22:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnVF62_Xdd3snz5YtBpa-L7b1C-cUSm1o4Ey9UpDXE9CrQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Cc: Benjamin Schwartz <bemasc@google.com>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 27 April 2015 at 18:05, Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> wrote:
>> However, with data channels, we don't have this convenience.  The offerer
>> must call createDataChannel before createOffer, or suffer a renegotiation,
>> even if they have no immediate need for a data channel.
> Why is the requirement to call createDataChannel a big deal?

The only reason I can imagine is that the offerer might not want them
for their own use, but might want to leave the option open.

I'm not sure that's worth the API surface, frankly.
Received on Tuesday, 28 April 2015 02:23:04 UTC

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