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Re: Agenda - Distributed Meeting 2010-06-02

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2010 15:02:51 +0200
To: James Salsman <jsalsman@talknicer.com>
Cc: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com, public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <1276088571.2799.2051.camel@localhost>
Le mercredi 09 juin 2010 à 05:05 -0700, James Salsman a écrit :
> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 2:34 AM,  <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com> wrote:
> > For agenda item #4, policy, please add
> >
> > Agree to update Policy Requirements as in proposal?
> >
> > Please see http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2010Jun/0065.html
> 
> Frederik, at http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2010Jun/att-0065/Proposal.html#prompts
> it says, "Prompts should be eliminated whenever possible."
> 
> What is the alternative to prompts?

The alternative is to include the user's decision in the API workflow;
for instance, only allowing access to the camera if/when the user
presses the shutter button when presented with the viewfinder.

As to why we want to avoid security prompts, see our issue-28:
http://www.w3.org/2009/dap/track/issues/28

Dom
Received on Wednesday, 9 June 2010 13:03:01 GMT

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