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Re: status of authorization process for getMediaDevices

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:41:46 +0200
Message-ID: <533D10BA.90900@alvestrand.no>
To: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 04/02/2014 08:51 PM, Ami Fischman wrote:
> Hi public-media-capture!
>
> The spec
> <http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/getusermedia.html#widl-NavigatorUserMedia-getMediaDevices-void-MediaDeviceInfoCallback-resultCallback> says:
>
>
>     Collects information about the user agents available media input
>     and output devices; for example a web camera or a headset. The
>     method must only return information that the script is authorized
>     to access (*TODO expand authorized*).
>
> (boldface mine)
>
> This TODO is blocking integrating getMediaDevices()' output with the
> <audio> & <video> tags as sinks
> (c.f. http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2014-April/126956.html,
> a continuation
> of http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2014-February/084281.html).
>
> Is this TODO in the process of getting done?
>
> Cheers,
> -a
Good ping. I thought we had an understanding from previous discussions
(which your friend with speakers in the bedroom might not like).

I've opened https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=25245 and
will document it there.


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