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Re: WebRTC Data Channel in Workers Proposal

From: Göran Eriksson AP <goran.ap.eriksson@ericsson.com>
Date: Tue, 26 May 2015 19:13:33 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, Feross Aboukhadijeh <feross@feross.org>
CC: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D18A90CA.151D2%goran.ap.eriksson@ericsson.com>

>On 26 May 2015 at 08:08, Feross Aboukhadijeh <feross@feross.org> wrote:
>> I would like to propose that we support WebRTC Data Channel in Workers
>> (`WebWorker`, `ServiceWorker`, etc.)
>This proposal needs considerably more substance.  For instance, the
>implementation of something like this in a ServiceWorker in particular
>is not suited to the lifecycle model of service workers.
>I get the reasons that this is attractive: it's superfiially very
>attractive.  But I think that we need to carefully consider how we
>move something of this complexity.

Agreed. This kind of capability is interesting but I can appreciate the

Personally, I could imagine that some more experience and evolution of the
Service Worker is good to have before taking the next step towards also
exposing the Data Channel in a Service Worker-Œsh like worker. Personally,
I would also prefer to have the Œlow-levelı API in place before taking
this step.

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