W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-media-capture@w3.org > March 2013

Re: An alternate approach to enumerating devices

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:51:16 +0100
Message-ID: <51520A44.7030001@alvestrand.no>
To: Cullen Jennings <fluffy@iii.ca>
CC: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 03/26/2013 09:14 PM, Cullen Jennings wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2013, at 3:37 AM, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> wrote:
>
>>> 2) facing is too limited. I want just a camera adescription enum that includes front and back but also has left, right, center
>> Again orthogonal to the proposed change, the enum isn't in the current media spec (I guess that's a bug), but once it lands, we can propose changes to it.
>> (I don't want to slip too far down this slippery slope - what about up/down, north/south/east/west, and points inbetween?)
>>
>>
> The things that with multiple cameras that are widely deployed today are:
>
> 1) front , back tablets / phones
> 2) left right 2 screen room systems
> 3) left, right, center, 3 screen rooms systems
>
> Are you OK with supporting theses three cases ?
>
I fear the CLUE slippery slope here.... when you say "left", "right" and 
"center", do you imagine 3 cameras in a row beside each other, all 
facing the same way?

I've got a bit of trouble seeing the "front, left" combination being 
asked for - are these different constraints?
Received on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 20:51:49 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 16:26:15 UTC