This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.
maxRetransmits returns the maximum number of times the browser should try to transmit a message before giving up when in unordered mode, as set when the data channel was created, or
null, which indicates that there is no maximum. This can only be set when the
RTCDataChannel is created by calling
RTCPeerConnection.createDataChannel(), using the
maxRetransmits field in the specified
This value is only used while in unordered (sometimes called "unreliable") mode; that is, if
var tries = aDataChannel.maxRetransmits;
The maximum number of times the browser will try to send a message before giving up, or
null if not set when
RTCPeerConnection.createDataChannel() was called. The default is
|WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browser
The definition of 'RTCDataChannel.maxRetransmits' in that specification.
|Working Draft||Initial specification.|
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari|
|Basic support||No support||No support||No support||No support||No support|
|Feature||Android||Chrome for Android||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||IE Mobile||Opera Mobile||Safari Mobile|
|Basic support||No support||No support||No support||No support||No support||No support|
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