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Re: Impending consensus: always allow persisting deviceIds (Issue #322)

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2016 04:09:58 +0000
To: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1447FA0C20ED5147A1AA0EF02890A64B374D9FDE@ESESSMB209.ericsson.se>
This was premature as the continued discussion in #320 has shown, there 
is no clear consensus yet.

On 11/03/16 14:07, Stefan Håkansson LK wrote:
> All,
>
> there has been a discussion in #322 [1] to remove the part that says
> that persisting deviceIds between browsing sessions is conditioned on
> the user granting access (or that there is a persistent permission) to
> use a microphone or camera for the origin.
>
> The discussion in [1] concludes that we can remove this condition
> without any privacy ill effects, and PR #326 [2] implements this in the
> spec.
>
> Everyone discussing in the Issue [1] seems to be in favor of making this
> change.
>
> If nobody speaks up against it, we'll take that as TF consensus and go
> on to make the change.
>
>
> [1] https://github.com/w3c/mediacapture-main/issues/322
> [2] https://github.com/w3c/mediacapture-main/pull/326
>
>
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