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Improve error message when browser denies access to getUserMedia()

From: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:16:08 -0400
Message-ID: <51DC4558.2060509@bbs.darktech.org>
To: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>

This is a follow-up discussion to 

The WebRTC specification needs to provide a better error message in case 
the browser denies access to the camera, instead of the user. Currently, 
the specification states that PERMISSION_DENIED is the result of the 
user denying access. Instead of simply modifying the definition of 
PERMISSION_DENIED to cover both cases, I propose splitting it into 
separate cases:


Alternatively, we need to add a String error message alongside the enum, 
and require browsers to issue a different error message for each case.

Thank you,
Received on Tuesday, 9 July 2013 17:17:37 UTC

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