Re: Move forward with 'Content Hints'

FWIW … Peter’s proposal looks good to me

> On Mar 8, 2018, at 6:17 AM, Stefan Håkansson LK <> wrote:
> All,
> the discussion at the last VI [1] (re-)confirmed that many see the need 
> for an API surface that allows the app developer to tell (hint to) the 
> UA what kind of content it is (or perhaps rather its characteristics). 
> There were discussions on whether the API surface should be on the track 
> or on the sink, and it was also said that it should be explained that 
> using this API really means that the intent is to override the UA’s own 
> classification of the content’s characteristics.
> There is currently one written up proposal for this API surface, the 
> “MediaStreamTrack Content Hints” document [2], which adds the API on the 
> track. At the VI [1] there were also persons indicating they would 
> prefer to have the surface on the sink, but we have not yet seen a 
> concrete proposal for that.
> In the interest of making progress we would like to see any alternative 
> proposal (in some form, e.g. an email) before March 25th in order to be 
> able to have a discussion comparing the different approaches.
> If no alternative proposal surfaces we propose that the WG adopts [2] as 
> an Editor’s Draft (which basically means it is moved to the 
> github space).
> Stefan for the chairs
> [1]
> [2]

Received on Monday, 12 March 2018 17:47:33 UTC