W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-device-apis-log@w3.org > February 2019

Re: [deviceorientation] Add API for requesting permission to receive device motion / orientation events (#57)

From: machenmusik via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 14:20:28 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-460654342-1549376427-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
A few thoughts

- It seems clear that treating device motion and orientation events differently than other user inputs such as camera and microphone was unfortunate in hindsight.

- It seems logical to effectively promote them to user input with respect to privacy considerations, and reuse the same affordances used for other user inputs such as camera and microphone here.

- Ideally this would be a default stance taken to protect user privacy, as I am not sure exactly  how/if this would impact generic sensors and other less established functionality at present.

GitHub Notification of comment by machenmusik
Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/deviceorientation/issues/57#issuecomment-460654342 using your GitHub account
Received on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 14:20:59 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 5 February 2019 14:21:00 UTC