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RE: Constraints at request time (Re: Revised Constraints modification API proposal)

From: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 18:53:50 +0000
To: Randell Jesup <randell-ietf@jesup.org>, "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9768D477C67135458BF978A45BCF9B38384314C7@TK5EX14MBXW602.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
> From: Randell Jesup [mailto:randell-ietf@jesup.org]
> On 8/23/2012 10:03 AM, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
> > (Note - I think we need to separate cleanly the constraints, which
> > apply to capabilities of the device, from *commands* to the device,
> > like "turn the flash on" or "pan to the left" - the latter needs to be
> > an interface like what Rich is suggesting. It can't be expressed
> > sensibly using constraints.)
> Agreed; see my last message.  I'd be interested in how well Rich's proposal
> handles the usecases I mention there.  (I'm behind in my reading here).

Yeah, some settings work better as properties, e.g., Booleans. (use flash, use backlight, etc., all the toggles)

The settings that I map to constraints (in my head) are the ones that take ranges (mostly stuff like resolution and framerate)

Having a list of these to talk in specifics will be very helpful.
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