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

From: Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 18:50:26 +0100
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
Message-Id: <4E569DA9-887A-4DF9-B589-18F0DC56F3B2@lurchi.franken.de>
To: Sergio Garcia Murillo <sergio.garcia.murillo@gmail.com>
> On 24. Jan 2018, at 17:58, Sergio Garcia Murillo <sergio.garcia.murillo@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On 23/01/2018 23:55, Peter Thatcher wrote:
>> 
>> Please write back to this thread and let the WG know what you'd like to see in WebRTC next and why.  In particular, if you expressed interested at TPAC for QUIC or low-level ICE, please let us know why you are interested. 
> 
> One item I would like propose to be covered in the next charter of WebRTC is the inclusion of End to End media encryption for multi conferencing scenarios based on the approach described on PERC lite. Also, it would be interesting to keep working on the Identity functionality (especially on fully meshed scenarios) and how to integrate it with the end to end media encryption for both setting up crypto context for the e2e encryption and identity assertion of incoming media.
> 
> I also see a must to provide simplified lower level APIs that would make life easier for developers.
> 
> On a lower level of priority I also think that the following items would make sense:
> 	• SVC support 
> 	• UDP-like datagram datachannels with proper api  (regardless of the technology underneath)
Are you referring to a non-congestion controlled way of sending unordered, unreliable datagrams?
You can right now use and unordered delivery, limit the number of retransmissions to 0 and
get a congestion controlled unordered unreliable datagram service...

Best regards
Michael
> 	• Control protocol for rtp stream related stuff which would allow avoiding having to signal certain events like new streams, mutes and stream termination. That could be done using RTCP (BYE is a good example) with a few additions.
> 
> Best regards
> Sergio
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