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WebRTC JavaScript Object API Rationale

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Robin Raymond, Erik Lagerway, Inaki Baz Castillo , Roman Shpount
Last updated 2014-01-07 (Latest revision 2013-07-06)
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This document describes the reasons why a JavaScript Object Model approach is a far better solution than using SDP [RFC4566] as a surface API for interfacing with WebRTC. The document outlines the issues and pitfalls as well as use cases that are difficult (or impossible) with SDP with offer / answer [RFC3264], and explains the benefits and goals of an alternative JavaScript object model approach.


Robin Raymond
Erik Lagerway
Inaki Baz Castillo
Roman Shpount

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