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November 3, 2017

Large Data Channel Messages

Contributed by Nils Ohlmeier, Hacking on real time communications since 2002

Until very recently you had to be careful about the maximum message size you could send over a WebRTC data channel. Especially if the data channel had been established between Firefox and Chrome. See here for a very good explanation of the problem.

The good news is that bug 979417, a big contribution by Lennart Grahl, has landed in Firefox 57, which adds EOR handling to Firefox data channels.