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[whatwg] Bluetooth

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 22:16:04 +1100
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On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 9:52 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Dec 2010 06:37:09 +0100, Saurabh Jain <saurabh at skjworld.com>
> wrote:
>> We need access to Bluetooth ?devices using the Device element.
>> Without Bluetooth access some of the use cases, specially in the mobile
>> device domain would not be achievable.
> I think the question is why does it matter they are connected via Bluetooth?
> Should we really have a USB/Bluetooh/Firewire/etc. distinction at the web
> platform level? That seems like a bad thing.

I agree. The Web developer should not have to worry about how the user
connects the device to their system. They should just be able to say:
give me the video (or audio or whatever) data from an appropriate
device. The type of data matters much more than the way in which it is

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