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Re: [deviceorientation] Add API for requesting permission to receive device motion / orientation events (#57)

From: Andrew Sampson via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 04:15:44 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-452965309-1547093743-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Sacrificing UX in the name of a slight privacy increase is regressive at best. Not only will most end-users not understand what granting the permission actually entails, it just creates friction when trying to build solutions that “just work.”

In HTML5 eBook reader I created  I actually leverage device orientation to determine when someone is laying down to suggest turning on night mode at certain hours.

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