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Re: Dropping SDP-specific errors

From: Daniel Burnett <danielcburnett@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2016 16:32:57 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+Enjb+=j39SsyYgT0DzTYSEms8Cp5qeLFgtAWW-owPHwv1D3g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Roach <abr@mozilla.com>
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 3:54 PM, Adam Roach <abr@mozilla.com> wrote:

> On 2/3/16 14:43, Daniel Burnett wrote:
>
> I'm probably reading this thread wrong, but it looks as if Martin says the
> SDP error info is unnecessary, while Adam says Firefox does it (and then
> some).  This does not appear to me as a consensus either way.  Can either
> you (Martin) or Adam help me understand which is the direction that would
> be best to go -- towards including line numbers (or similar info) or away
> from it?
>
>
> Martin and I are saying the same thing.
>
> Headline: we don't need a special RTCSdpError object. The spec says to use
> the same error objects for SDP errors as we do for other errors, and that
> works fine.
>
> Unimportant but maybe interesting detail that should have no real impact
> on the specification one way or another: Firefox squirrels away diagnostic
> information in this error object to help in debugging. It does this for all
> errors, not just SDP errors. In the case of SDP errors, this diagnostic
> information is usefully clear about where the error occurred and what
> caused it.
>

Thanks Adam.  That clears it up.

>
>
> --
> Adam Roach
> Principal Platform Engineer
> Office of the CTO
>
Received on Wednesday, 3 February 2016 21:33:28 UTC

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