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Re: VideoStreamTrack: takePhoto()

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 14:07:17 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78j=7KuvH2ppT74i2B230nb6xNrYJ9whzqncEQuc1Pqsqg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Cc: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 1:35 PM, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> wrote:
> A little googling ( https://github.com/whatwg/dom/commits) shows that Anne
> added futures to the whatwg spec for DOM a whole whooping 11 days ago:
> https://github.com/whatwg/dom/commit/1268f9ead6413b21a03f266496c52295a70e38e7

Sure, as the result of months of discussion and years of
experimentation by the developer community. And papers on this subject
go back to 1977 as I pointed out earlier on.

> And algorithm changes were going into this spec 3 days ago:
> https://github.com/whatwg/dom/commit/6f518ecbb6385f94284d917f4ea08f8089b382e3

Those are not algorithm changes.

> This isn't just asking us to adopt ideas that have gathered consensus in the
> community.

It is.

>> Frankly, I was expecting anyone with any JS programming experience to be
>> dancing at the availability of Futures. I'm a bit surprised at the
>> reluctance.


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