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Re: [ambient-light] Security and Privacy considerations for ALS

From: Tobie Langel via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:33:18 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-309797448-1497972797-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
> Note basically says, light-level is not mapped to real world lux values and should not be used (blindly) to e.g., adjust contrast of page

That's not what it says. It says it doesn't specify lux values because that leaves room for implementors to set those according to the constraint listed right below it.

> I still think it would be tricky to implement interoperable light-level feature that would work reliably for intended use-cases, e.g., to adjust contrast of the web page.

That's totally possible, but then the CSS WG is going to have precisely the same issues, so maybe you all should talk.

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