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Re: A simple device permissions dialog

From: Stefan Hakansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 15:44:31 +0100
Message-ID: <4F5622CF.30200@ericsson.com>
To: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 03/06/2012 03:18 PM, Stefan Hakansson LK wrote:
> On 03/03/2012 09:12 AM, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
>> Since this is a topic that has been debated a lot, but with no hard
>> specs yet, worth looking at examples....
>> The latest Chrome canary now comes with a simple permission request dialog:
>> http://www.webrtc.org/blog/infobarforcameraandmicaccess
>> See how you like it....
> (Got a Windows machine up&running...) I like it, nice that you can just
> allow the site to use mic and cam, but can look into the details and
> select specific devices if you'd like to.

A proposal: when the site asking for mic/cam is another one than serving 
the page (an iframe is used), it might make sense to highlight that 
(perhaps have bold text of the url of the site asking for permission in 
the door hanger). It is quite easy to miss in the current implementation.

>>                      Harald
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