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Re: Screensharing - Application restricting whole screen

From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:31:42 -0800
Message-ID: <CABcZeBPRY7=oHbvEYidCSdZnP02g4VPfKXSSa3JrK-gkgDAMjw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "Hutton, Andrew" <andrew.hutton@unify.com>, Mathieu Hofman <Mathieu.Hofman@citrix.com>, Jan-Ivar Bruaroey <jib@mozilla.com>, Media Capture TF <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 12:07 PM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 25 November 2015 at 06:29, Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> wrote:
> > It's about making it harder for them unintentionally to do so.
>
> So what is wrong with being able to check after the fact?
>

Nothing necessarily, but we would need to design an affordance for that,
as I don't believe there presently is one.


I have to say, this seems a lot like security shibboleth.


Oddly, that's how I feel about "don't let the application ask for what it
wants"

-Ekr




>   You are
> right, that this sort of thing only prevents accidents, but correcting
> a mistake and preventing it are much the same here.  I expect that the
> browser will offer warnings in the case that you choose to select an
> entire monitor anyway.
>
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