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Re: Update

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2013 15:06:19 -0600
Cc: "public-coremob-camera@w3.org" <public-coremob-camera@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F7B0466B-DDE9-4CE8-A6F6-63FB777AC2DF@w3.org>
To: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>

On 2 Jan 2013, at 8:42 AM, Tobie Langel wrote:

> Hi all,
> Just a quick note (I'm still on PTO) that I'm increasingly concerned we
> might not find a single mobile browser that meets the various requirements
> we need to make a fully functional app. E.g.:
> - Mobile browsers that support HTML Media Capture: Chrome, Android.
> - Mobile browsers that support storing blobs in IndexedDB: Firefox.
> Although this somewhat makes sense as it is what we're trying to show and
> improve with Coremob, it might be a serious concern for the MWC app.
> We're investigating workarounds right now and we'll have an update shortly.

Hi Tobie,

Thanks for the update. I wish you luck in finding a solution!

One backup for the MWC app would be simply to show the photo gallery on different devices. That's obviously less interesting than the full camera+gallery combo. 

Do you think you'll know the answer to your question in the next 10 days?


> Some of the options imply bypassing IDB altogether for the MWC app, or
> going with a PhoneGap wrapped app native app instead, but both have their
> own issues and imply more work.
> Best,
> --tobie

Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
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