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Re: Towards Simulcast

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2015 10:03:10 +0000
To: Adam Roach <abr@mozilla.com>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1447FA0C20ED5147A1AA0EF02890A64B3737FF61@ESESSMB209.ericsson.se>
On 16/10/15 00:06, Adam Roach wrote:
> Coming out of the MMUSIC interim meeting, I wanted to take a step back
> and look at the moving pieces that would be necessary to get simulcast
> into WebRTC for the 1.0 timeframe. At a high level, we need three things
> to happen if this is to succeed:
>  1. Define a simulcast API in the WebRTC 1.0 specification
>  2. Get the simulcast draft in the IETF on a trajectory to finish inside
>     6 months
>  3. Get the RID draft in the IETF on a trajectory to finish inside 6 months
> At the moment, we have a reasonable API proposal on the table (Peter's
> "Plan X" seems as good as anything else).
> The simulcast draft is pretty mature. It's been baking for a year now,
> and the changelog from -01 to -02 lists only 4 changes: adding RID,
> adding the ability to specify codec preference ordering, and two
> editorial updates.

My understanding is that RID has been added with a minimum of effort, 
and that there now are many (not yet addressed) issues that must be 

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