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Re: Use Cases and Requirements for Saving Files Securely

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 20:36:36 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0911102036210.22553@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 10 Nov 2009, Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
> Le lundi 09 novembre 2009 à 20:08 +0000, Ian Hickson a écrit :
> > Some use cases:
> > […]
> > * Ability to write a Web-based photo management application that handles 
> >   the user's photos on the user's computer
> > * Ability to expose audio files to native media players
> > * Ability to write a Web-based media player that indexes the user's media
> 
> Note that these three use cases would be potentially better addressed by
> the potential Media/Gallery API the group is supposed to work on
> (“Gallery API, an API to manage the local media file storage” in our
> charter [1]).

Wouldn't such an API be over-specialisation?

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