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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
connected.

Silvia.
Received on Wednesday, 1 December 2010 03:16:04 UTC

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