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Re: HTML Media Capture draft from Device APIs and Policy Working Group

From: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 11:07:25 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTikTpz=HdWZnuh7dYzaVJQDvXTB7YA0JL=aiBtdq@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org> wrote:
> Hi Andrei
> Le jeudi 22 juillet 2010 à 09:30 -0700, Jonas Sicking a écrit :
>> > So, you're suggesting an asynchronous MediaFile.getFormatData()
>> > rather than the MediaFile.format attribute?
>> Indeed. Asynch APIs are definitely more painful to use. However
>> authors usually also care about performance, so slow performing UAs
>> are also painful them.
> Any feedback on turning the format attribute of the MediaFileData
> interface into a getFormatData() asynchronous call? Is the Android
> browser implementing anything along that line at the moment? Or is it
> only implementing the UI bits?

We've only done the UI bits but I guess we'll implement
getFormatData() at some point. Having it asynchronous is fine with us.

Received on Wednesday, 4 August 2010 10:07:56 UTC

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