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[webrtc-pc] editorial: terminology of Blob and "blob of SDP"

From: Philipp Hancke via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 09 May 2017 20:55:08 +0000
To: public-webrtc@w3.org
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fippo has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/webrtc-pc:

== editorial: terminology of Blob and "blob of SDP" ==
https://w3c.github.io/webrtc-pc/#terminology
says
> The term Blob is defined in [FILEAPI]

While the uppercase term Blob is used in that sense there is the term "sdp blob" which is used like this
> The createOffer method generates a blob of SDP

It would probably be good to explain "blob of SDP" in the terminology to avoid confusion (yes, i am nitpicking here). I've found a fairly good description in JSEP:
> As detailed below, most applications should be able to treat the SessionDescriptions produced and consumed by these various API calls as opaque blobs; that is, the application will not need to read or change them.

but that was on page 2 of the search results

Another possible solution is to defer to JSEP on the first use of the term. It is used only in two places.

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/webrtc-pc/issues/1186 using your GitHub account
Received on Tuesday, 9 May 2017 20:55:15 UTC

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