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Re: User Media Hints

From: Anant Narayanan <anant@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 11:07:30 -0700
Message-ID: <4F5E3B62.1010006@mozilla.com>
To: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 3/9/2012 1:14 AM, Soo-Hyun Choi wrote:
>> On 12/13/2011 04:46 PM, Rich Tibbett wrote:
>>>
>>> Rich Tibbett wrote:
>>>>
>>>> We seem to have lost hints in the getusermedia specification. Was the
>>>> ability for a developer to provide a hint for a particular camera (the
>>>> 'user' or 'environment' camera) removed for a reason?
>>
>> I can't remember a reason; I think it had more to do with lack of time, and
>> to do the basics first and then add more.
>>
>
> I've been following up the discussions related to the camera
> options(maybe, hints in our language), but cannot pin down the reason
> why these options (i.e., user or environment) have been removed in the
> latest draft. As Rich pointed out earlier, I would love to have these
> options becoming available for the next draft update.

The text was removed as the new capabilities & constraints API being 
discussed was expected to replace the functionality it provided.

I raised an open action item at the last meeting to redefine what the 
hints structure would look like in light of the new capabilities 
proposal. I think it would be nice to have the capabilities proposal be 
a little more fleshed out before we revisit hints.

-Anant
Received on Monday, 12 March 2012 18:08:04 GMT

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