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Re: [sensors] Should we request permission when sensor is not supported by the platform?

From: Mikhail Pozdnyakov via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 17:30:16 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-260708932-1479231012-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
> > if needed you can always distinguish between permission denied and
 no available sensor from onerror

> But then you're back to the fingerprinting issue, no?

Not really, as in this case we give chance to the user to deny the 
access before any data is leaked. So if start call fails with `Abort` 
error you've got no idea of actual HW environment.

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