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RE: Settings retrieval/application API Proposal (formerly: constraint modification API v3)

From: Josh Soref <jsoref@rim.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2012 15:06:13 +0000
To: Media Capture <public-media-capture@w3.org>
Message-ID: <957F1ECDA90E004B8DBDE23CFC94E3A33A55A261@XMB103ECNC.rim.net>
Travis wrote: 
> Note: this is how the Windows 8 Camera capture API [1] is factored. The object basically looks like this:
> interface MediaDeviceControlCapabilities {
>   float value;
>   float min;
>   float max;
>   float step;
>   float default;
>   boolean supported;
>   boolean autoModeSupported;
> }

A very clean approach.

> Pros: it does nicely factor the capabilities into an object-centric view

> Cons: it leads to additional nesting in a constraint package (which may be OK): { videoWidth: { min: 1024, max: 1920 }}

I actually like this, it doesn't seem like a con to me.

> [1] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/windows.media.devices.mediadevicecontrolcapabilities.aspx

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