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Re: Idea: "Enable" function for stats members?

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 23:37:10 +0100
To: "Cullen Jennings (fluffy)" <fluffy@cisco.com>
Cc: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5cae5313-7b8a-3e6b-3fa2-af3f51ff3d6a@alvestrand.no>
Den 10. jan. 2017 16:23, skrev Cullen Jennings (fluffy):
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>> On Jan 4, 2017, at 2:12 AM, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> wrote:
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>> - There's no way of figuring out who uses a stats field. This means that
>> we can't tell if it's safe to delete it.
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> I suspect that this will be a hard problem to solve trying to use browser data. As a browser you want to be data driven and see what people use. But as an app, you want to be data driven which roughly translated into: collect every stat possible, feed them into data lake, run ML on it, TBD step, profit. 
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> I suspect that if you have an approach to find what people use, you will find most apps use nothing, and some apps collect everything. 
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The idea behind the "enable" method was that you'd have to know about
the stat in order to start collecting it, which means that experimental
stats don't pollute the databases of the data miners.
Received on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 22:37:44 UTC

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