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Re: Systematic access to media/plugin metadata

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:56:28 +0200
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=hHyJ8xK9VK9ApXTcBYdH06g3GJA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, public-html@w3.org
On 13 April 2011 09:11, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-04-12 at 10:50 +0200, Danny Ayers wrote:
>> - looking for a hotel, a browser on a mobile device could use the geo
>> coords stored in the Exif of a photo to direct the user to the actual
>> location of the photo
>> - looking at a set of conference photos, the browser could alert the
>> user: "hey, that's your friend in the photo!"
> These use cases would require the browser to be able to extract the
> location or person metadata and to have UI for directing the user to the
> location of the photo or to alert the users about the people in the
> photo.


> Neither use case (as stated) requires exposing this information to
> author-supplied JavaScript programs through an API.

How else might you do such things? Or are you suggesting I expand the
descriptions to show how the Javascript might operate? (If that's the
case I'll be happy to oblige once I've had some morning coffee...).


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