WebRTC JavaScript Object API Rationale

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Authors Robin Raymond , Erik Lagerway , Inaki 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 (robin@hookflash.com)
Erik Lagerway (erik@hookflash.com)
Inaki Castillo (ibc@aliax.net)
Roman Shpount (rshpount@turbobridge.com)

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