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RE: Clarification on media capture split between WebRTC and DAP

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 16:03:26 +0200
To: Alissa Cooper <acooper@cdt.org>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BBF498F2D030E84AB1179E24D1AC41D616C389F13F@ESESSCMS0362.eemea.ericsson.se>

>At the F2F I asked a question about how media capture functionality is being split between WebRTC and DAP. From the minutes:
>>  Alissa: thinking about the use case where you may want to use the
>>   camera to take still pictures but not to stream video
>>   Stefan: coordination with DAP. We'll handle streams, they will
>>   handle still pictures.
>>   <burn> actually, I think Alissa's concern was that this API might be
>>   used to record but not stream
>So just to clarify,
>DAP is handling capture of still images
>WebRTC is handling capture of audio, whether it is then streamed to another endpoint or not
>WebRTC is handling capture of video, whether it is then streamed to another endpoint or not
>Is that right?
That is right, at least that's the way I interpret it.
Also, we never really discussed recording in the webrtc context. In at least one of the API proposals recording is a supported feature, but it has not be discussed (and is not in the charter).
Received on Monday, 25 July 2011 14:08:12 UTC

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