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Re: [mediacapture-main] Pull Request: Extend iframe with a new allowusermedia attribute (issue: #268)

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:03:26 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, Adam Bergkvist <adam.bergkvist@ericsson.com>
CC: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1447FA0C20ED5147A1AA0EF02890A64B37482421@ESESSMB209.ericsson.se>
On 10/02/16 09:44, Martin Thomson wrote:

> I'm personally not yet convinced that this general approach (require
> delegation) is going to float.  I've not seen anything more concrete
> than the Chrome figure of 3.5% of requests for permissions arriving in
> iframes.  I don't know what assessment others might make from this
> information, or what additional information they might want in order
> to make a decision, but on the face of it, this is too high a number
> to break without a little more careful study.

Another way to read the data is that less than 0.03% of all page loads 
lead to the use of gUM. The fraction of those that come from 
cross-origin iFrames is probably not huge, so the amount of sites 
affected is probably not big.

But I agree that we should get more input. But I think adding "require 
delegation" to the draft could help here, some people read drafts.

It also looks to me that the trend is towards "require delegation", and 
I'd personally prefer us to introduce it earlier rather than later if it 
will eventually happen.
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