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Re: The Media Capture API Working Draft

From: Ilkka Oksanen <Ilkka.Oksanen@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 12:49:43 +0300
Message-ID: <4C7CD037.5080807@nokia.com>
To: ext James Salsman <jsalsman@gmail.com>
CC: "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "Tran, Dzung D" <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>
31/08/2010 03:43, ext James Salsman kirjoitti:
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 6:58 AM, Ilkka Oksanen 
> <Ilkka.Oksanen@nokia.com> wrote:
>> 
>> After the Media Capture split the HTML Media Capture spec has been 
>> released as a Working Draft. I would like now to propose the same 
>> for the second specification. That is the Media Capture API.... 
>> http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/camera/Overview-API.html
>> 
>> please let us know if there any changes that you would see 
>> implemented before the publification.
> 
> What is the default audio capture format? Speex? If so, at what bit 
> rate and quality level, and how can those be adjusted?  Can you 
> please go ahead and add the format parameter with a specific default 
> such as format="audio/x-speex;quality=7;bitrate=16000" so that 
> implementors can have some guidance here?  Thank you.
> 

There is no defined default value for capture format and I'm hesitant to
propose such thing. In a similar situation HTML WG and WHATWG were not
able to agree on the default video codec. That would be the
likely outcome also in here I think.

       -ilkka
Received on Tuesday, 31 August 2010 09:50:36 GMT

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