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Re: CfC: Last Call for HTML Media Capture; deadline Dec 1st

From: Kyle Huey <me@kylehuey.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 08:19:45 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTikLq+Opf_VXvTpVfTL0tR8efmuu2+EKd+ii4DvL@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: public-device-apis <public-device-apis@w3.org>, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 6:47 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:

> I am personally also not sure that putting the capture hint in the MIME
> type is really the right way to go. It certainly complicates the processing
> model of <input accept> as UI hint quite a bit. (I.e. from simple string
> comparisons to full blown MIME type parsing, including figuring out what to
> do with unknown parameters, parse errors in parameters, etc.)
>
I agree.  Communicating this information through the MIME type feels like a
hack, when we could just as easily add a capture="camera" attribute on
<input>.

- Kyle
Received on Thursday, 18 November 2010 17:15:49 GMT

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