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Re: API for browser to provide TURN servers

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015 15:55:26 +0000
To: Ben Schwartz <bemasc@google.com>, Emil Ivov <emcho@jitsi.org>
CC: Alexandre GOUAILLARD <agouaillard@gmail.com>, "<public-webrtc@w3.org>" <public-webrtc@w3.org>, Mathieu Hofman <Mathieu.Hofman@citrix.com>
Message-ID: <1447FA0C20ED5147A1AA0EF02890A64B373FFAB4@ESESSMB209.ericsson.se>
On 08/12/15 16:05, Ben Schwartz wrote:
> I'm not aware of any proposal to have the application _query_ the
> browser for a list of TURN servers.

That was discussed in Sapporo, and is added to the current github draft 
[1] but not made it to the Editor's draft yet.

(search for 'defaulticeserver')

[1] https://github.com/w3c/webrtc-pc/blob/master/webrtc.html

> However, the RTCPeerConnection
> constructor does allow the application to _set_ one or more TURN servers
> for a connection.
>
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 3:19 AM, Emil Ivov <emcho@jitsi.org
> <mailto:emcho@jitsi.org>> wrote:
>
>     Hey Alex,
>
>     Maybe this is what you are referring to?
>
>     https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-rtcweb-return-00
>
>     Emil
>
>     On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 7:13 PM, Alexandre GOUAILLARD
>     <agouaillard@gmail.com <mailto:agouaillard@gmail.com>> wrote:
>      > Dear all,
>      >
>      > From discussions at seattle and In Japan, it is our understanding
>     that there
>      > will be an API for the application to query the browser to
>     provide STUN/TURN
>      > servers URIs.
>      >
>      > Mathieu and I remember how this Server list would be populated
>     differently
>      > though. I understood that browser would somehow hardcode some
>     server values,
>      > mathieu remembers this to be a ay for enterprise that maintain
>     servers
>      > within the firewall to tell the browser (and eventually) the app
>     through
>      > some policy or other setting.
>      >
>      > We checked minutes, PR, and specs and couldn't find a definite
>     answer.
>      >
>      > Could someone clarifies this for us?
>      >
>      > Alex.
>      >
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