RE: Are we missing an API for setting the QoS priority of data channels?

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From: Harald Alvestrand []
Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:07 AM
To: Peter Thatcher; Randell Jesup;
Subject: Re: Are we missing an API for setting the QoS priority of data  channels?

On 11/29/2016 12:12 AM, Peter Thatcher wrote:
Perhaps now is later.

Now is now. It's time.
Will you add the bug?

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 3:05 PM Randell Jesup <<>> wrote:
On 11/28/2016 5:08 PM, Michael Tuexen wrote:

On 28 Nov 2016, at 22:50, Peter Thatcher <><> wrote:

Looking at draft-ietf-tsvwg-rtcweb-qos, it's clear we want to apply the very-low/low/medium/high priority to data channels.  But we don't have any way in the WebRTC API, as far as I can tell, to set that priority.

Is this just something we forgot to add?  If so, I propose that we add it as follows:

dictionary RTCDataChannelInit {
  RTCPriorityType priority;

And it's meaning is defined by draft-ietf-tsvwg-rtcweb-qos.

If not, can someone let me know where in the API this control is?

I thought is was there, but it seems to be missing. I agree, something like you suggest should be added.

Certainly we planned on priority on the IETF side.  I could have sworn we had placeholders for it, but perhaps someone thought "it's a dictionary, we can just add it later").

Sounds good to me

Randell Jesup, Mozilla

Received on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 17:57:37 UTC