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Re: Proposal to rename and publish "getUserMedia" document

From: Stefan Hakansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:02:59 +0200
Message-ID: <4FD89D93.3090707@ericsson.com>
To: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 06/13/2012 03:58 PM, Anant Narayanan wrote:
> On 6/13/12 1:08 PM, Stefan Hakansson LK wrote:
>> The getUserMedia document has undergone big changes the last few months.
>> For example, constraints has been introduced, description of
>> MediaStream's have been added. getUserMedia was previously officially
>> published as part of the FPWD of PeerConnection, but we need to have a
>> stable reference for this document too, which we achieve by publication
>> as a public Working Draft.
>>
>> The chairs think this is a good time to publish the draft as a public
>> Working Draft to get feedback from people outside our community. Unless
>> there are objections to this, the plan is to start this process soon.
>
> +1! However, I would like the chance to make a set of uncontroversial
> editorial changes before an FPWD.

I think that makes a lot of sense. And there will anyway be some time 
needed to fix practicalities (that Dom is looking into).

>
>> Also, the current title, "getUserMedia", is not the best one! Our
>> proposal is to change this to "Media Capture and Streams".
>
> Agreed. I think the name "Media Streams" as proposed by Sun Yang is
> insufficient since the document also includes a mechanism for acquiring
> media streams from hardware and other sources.
>
> Regards,
> -Anant
>
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