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Re: First stab at the Capture API (aka Camera API)

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 17:04:18 -0500
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, ext Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>, "Tran, Dzung D" <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>, public-device-apis <public-device-apis@w3.org>, "'Ingmar.Kliche@telekom.de'" <Ingmar.Kliche@telekom.de>
Message-Id: <60A1B59D-0DD3-4968-8784-A07082A8C8A7@nokia.com>
To: Oksanen Ilkka (Nokia-D/Espoo) <Ilkka.Oksanen@nokia.com>
Aren't setting white balance and resolution pretty basic to meaningful  
photography?

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia



On Dec 2, 2009, at 8:40 AM, Oksanen Ilkka (Nokia-D/Espoo) wrote:

> ext Robin Berjon wrote:
>> On Dec 2, 2009, at 11:27 , Ilkka Oksanen wrote:
>>> One clear missing feature is setting of preferred settings,
>>> especially preferred image/video resolution. Currently it's
>>> possible get the supported camera resolutions but not select which
>>> of them is preferred when images or videos are captured. If
>>> possible this is something I would like enhance still during this
>>> week.
>>
>> In general, how strongly do you feel that this is a required feature
>> for v1? I certainly agree that it's useful, but off the top of my
>> head the most useful use cases don't strictly require it (and since
>> the size is returned, it can be enforced in script).
>>
>
> For me it's difficult to imagine a realistic use case where just  
> getting
> a list of supported resolutions and formats is enough while setting  
> the
> preferred resolution and format is not possible. That is what the  
> draft
> allows currently.
>
> Therefore I believe there are two options. Either remove
> supportedImageFormats, supportedVideoFormats and supportedAudioFormats
> variables from the API or complement those with ability to set the
> preferences based on values of these variables. If the second option
> affects to overall schedule of our v1 work then I'm ready to consider
> resorting to the first option.
>
>      -ilkka
>
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