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[Bug 22101] facingMode is too restrictive to select specific camera (or microphone)

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Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 06:14:16 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22101

--- Comment #2 from Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> Facing mode is not for camera identification/selection. It's more of a
> directionality indicator.

OK, fair enough. My requirement still stands. I will rename the bug.

> What I presume you are looking for is the
> "sourceId" of the device.

No, the sourceId does not persist after reloading the page and can thus not be
used in JavaScript. What I am looking for is a persistent way to identify
cameras and a means to select these cameras in a gUM call through constraints.

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