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Re: [MEDIACAPTURE] Why is the capture attribute merely a hint for the UA?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 14:20:25 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78jXGrb_hqHoVAnfP8qvM7_YOCQMWabhLg_SFaq4pxR+MQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Cc: "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com> wrote:
> In [HTML Media Capture], section 5.1 Attributes, it is stated that "The
> capture attribute is used as a hint to the user agent to invoke a file
> picker of a specific capture control type."

Why is this feature not part of HTML proper? Having a whole separate
specification for a single attribute seems overkill.

Anne — Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 12 June 2012 12:21:04 UTC

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