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Re: Proposed Charter Changes

From: tim panton <thp@westhawk.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:48:42 +0200
Cc: public-webrtc <public-webrtc@w3.org>, Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>, Cullen Jennings <fluffy@cisco.com>
Message-Id: <EC9CE1BA-43CF-4E16-8A55-A4834BC55F14@westhawk.co.uk>
To: Adam Roach <aroach@mozilla.com>

> On 29 Apr 2015, at 16:20, Adam Roach <aroach@mozilla.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Apr 28, 2015, at 23:53, tim panton <thp@westhawk.co.uk> wrote:
>> 
>> I substituted 'object-orientated' and 'declarative SDP’
> 
> The use of the word "declarative" here is problematic. In SDP, the
> word "declarative" is used to contrast with "negotiated," and the SDP
> we use in WebRTC 1.0 is largely composed of negotiated parameters.
> 
> I would consider using something like "offer/answer" instead.

I worry that "offer/answer” means nothing to the average Computer Science student
or javascript programmer. I used ‘declarative' in the sense that 
the blob api says what should happen and then lets the browser
get on with it (much like html is supposed to). Can we express that
in CS friendly terms ?

> 
> It's a much more minor quibble, but "orientated" is somewhat unique to
> British usage, while the equivalent "oriented" appears to be part of
> every English dialect.

Guilty as charged your honour.

> 
> /a
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