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Re: [Bug 25247] New: getCapabilities needs to decide what scope(s) it's available at

From: Jan-Ivar Bruaroey <jib@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:36:12 -0400
Message-ID: <533DAA1C.8070304@mozilla.com>
To: bugzilla@jessica.w3.org, public-media-capture@w3.org
On 4/3/14 8:59 AM, bugzilla@jessica.w3.org wrote:
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=25247
>
>              Bug ID: 25247
>             Summary: getCapabilities needs to decide what scope(s) it's
>                      available at
>             Product: WebRTC Working Group
>             Version: unspecified
>            Hardware: PC
>                  OS: Linux
>              Status: NEW
>            Severity: normal
>            Priority: P2
>           Component: Media Capture and Streams
>            Assignee: public-media-capture@w3.org
>            Reporter: harald@alvestrand.no
>                  CC: public-media-capture@w3.org
>
> It used to be that this text was what we intended to say:
>
> " The Capabilities dictionary specifies the subset of the constrainable
> properties and values from the registry that the UA supports". (section 11.3)
>
> and that it was a static method.
> Now it is a method on the track, and it is said that:
>
> "The getCapabilities() method returns the dictionary of the capabilities that
> the object supports." (section 11.1.2).
>
> Obviously, if the latter is the only thing available, the example is flawed.

I disagree it is flawed, as I mentioned in another thread, because someone is welcome to invent a camera that swivels.

> If the former is going to be true, there will have to be a static method, or a
> method on NavigatorUserMedia, that exposes the getCapabilities() accessor
> there.

And we can rename it getFingerprint().

> Which should it be?

I assume it was removed from gUM for a reason.

.: Jan-Ivar :.
Received on Thursday, 3 April 2014 18:36:35 UTC

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