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Re: [mediacapture-screen-share] Bring back constraints for downscaling, not selection filtering.

From: Bernard Aboba via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:43:08 +0000
To: public-media-capture-logs@w3.org
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For security reasons, in getDisplayMedia the user is given control over
selection; constraints do not influence selection, but rather,
characteristics of what is selected (e.g. resolution, framerate, etc.)

On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 1:49 AM Maria Fernandez <notifications@github.com>
wrote:

> Hey! Not sure if this belongs here, but I think so, as the discussion goes
> about what constraints will getDisplayMedia accept.
> I am now playing a bit with the implementation of that method that Edge
> just released quite recently. When using getDisplayMedia the user can
> either select to share a window (application) or the whole display. I was
> wondering if there is any chance this would be customizable through
> constraints (i.e. limit the sources a user would be able to select for
> sharing to only the whole desktop or only application windows). This can be
> done in Chrome with mediaSource constraint.
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