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Re: What would you like to see in WebRTC next? A low-level API?

From: Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:05:43 +0100
Message-ID: <CALiegfmdg1GRnB4iuE48yhkObg19+oPAM90qTmkKWAqt8Sr2Ww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sergio Garcia Murillo <sergio.garcia.murillo@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
On 24 January 2018 at 13:28, Sergio Garcia Murillo
<sergio.garcia.murillo@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 24/01/2018 13:18, Iñaki Baz Castillo wrote:
>> Given that the whole WebRTC 1.0 API is governed by SDP rules, I would
>> like to see a more clarifying text that explicitly drops SDP. Anyhow,
>> those are good news.
> The main problem for me is not the SDP O/A itself, but that SDP has
> "infected" the API.

Sure, but O/A is also a problem.

> We have objects in WebRTC/ORTC that map underlying concepts on the SDP
> unified plan (i.e. transceivers) and API methods that directly require
> understanding of SDP semantics in order to use them.
> So if we remove the O/A but we don't focus on providing a more "developed
> oriented" API instead of an "SDP oriented" API we will get back to the
> starting point.

You know that I'm not proposing removing the SDP O/A and keeping the SDP ;)

Iñaki Baz Castillo
Received on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 13:06:26 UTC

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