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Re: New approach to HTML Media Capture

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 09:36:12 +0200
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <1303457772.2063.8.camel@altocumulustier>
Le jeudi 21 avril 2011 à 23:14 +0000, Ian Hickson a écrit :
> > For a software distribution website that asks the user to upload a 
> > screenshot of the software, the user is certain to *not* want to use 
> > their camera, because the site doesn't want a photograph at all.  The 
> > author needs to be able to provide the correct UI to users, using their 
> > knowledge of what sort of file they actually want.
> I don't see a problem with making both available, even in this case.

I agree that providing an access to both would be useful, but the key
here in terms of user experience is to provide by default the right UI.
Making it possible for the developer to give an hint as to which UI is
most likely the best adapted seems like a good thing.

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