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Re: Audio-ISSUE-104: Define a security model for requesting access to the MIDIAccess interface [MIDI API]

From: Jussi Kalliokoski <jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 20:36:23 +0300
Message-ID: <CAJhzemVyMkn47fiVf1Hs0DYqvWQbzo7Pu7g8OR7N4hxrR3MxgQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
Cc: olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 8:02 PM, Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com> wrote:

> 1. Did we ever discuss, in the port over to Bugzilla, how to use Issues in
> Tracker vs. bugs in Bugzilla?  I'm no longer sure where to address things.
>
> 2. For example - the new text on getMIDIAccess() is very Draconian, copied
> from getUserMedia(), that the UA MUST prompt the user for access.  I think
> this is probably overkill for MIDI; although I do believe we shouldn't just
> let MIDI interfaces be always accessed without notification, I think in
> many situations I'd rather not be prompted (e.g. this could probably be
> cached for a given web application, that I've approved it.)  I think we
> should leave this more to the interpretation of the UA - that prompting MAY
> happen, not MUST.
>

Hehe! Indeed it is copied! Or, well, hand copied to fit the purpose, i.e.
adjusted, but copied all the same. :)

I was wondering about the same, actually. I'll try to think of a better
wording (I was thinking about SHOULD, but MAY may be more fit) and consider
how that affects the steps the UA should take.

Cheers,
Jussi

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:56 AM, Jussi Kalliokoski <
> jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 5:49 PM, olivier Thereaux <
>> olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Jussi,
>>>
>>> On 6 Jun 2012, at 15:11, Jussi Kalliokoski wrote:
>>>
>>> > This issue is now pending review per
>>> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/audio/rev/1ab2a972b9bc .
>>>
>>> I've edited the issue and its bugzilla counterpart:
>>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17417
>>>
>>>
>>> > P.S. It seems that I can't log in to our bugzilla. Do I need another
>>> login than my W3C login?
>>>
>>> Yes, you need to create a separate account here:
>>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/createaccount.cgi
>>>
>>> Olivier
>>
>>
>> Great! Thanks Olivier!
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Jussi
>>
>
>
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