Large Data Channel Messages for Firefox

Posted on Fri, 03 Nov 2017 in WebRTC • Tagged with webrtc, datachannel, sctp, eor • 4 min read

At the moment, you have to be careful about the maximum message size you can send over a WebRTC data channel. Especially if the data channel has been established between Firefox and Chrome. With help from Randell Jesup, Nils Ohlmeier and plenty of other helpful guys from the #media Mozilla IRC channel, I've added EOR handling and determination of the maximum message size to Firefox data channels. In this article, I'll explain the technical details and the benefits of this addition.

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