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Re: Conclusions from the constraints spec review

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:55:36 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZrQH-8T4utddPmZwet65KN=jjFFqLrEXjv182+BT7Gqg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Cc: Jan-Ivar Bruaroey <jib@mozilla.com>, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>, "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 11:57 PM, Stefan Håkansson LK <
stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com> wrote:

> On 2014-02-11 21:28, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 7:04 AM, Stefan Håkansson LK
> > <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com
> > <mailto:stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     It becomes very difficult to make progress if we, in situation when
> we
> >     have had one design discussed and agreed to a long time ago, being in
> >     the draft for a long time, can't consider it as the baseline.
> >
> >
> > The Constrainable interface first appeared a little over 3 months ago.
> > Before that, constraints were in the draft via MediaTrackConstraints,
>
> That's correct, but Constraints with the same basic functionality as
> today appeared in the 2012-08-13 version
> (http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/archives/20120813/getusermedia.html
> ).
> That is 17 months ago.
>

I have to disagree that that draft has "the same basic functionality as
today". It doesn't mention min/max and defines no semantics at all.

However, if you're willing to work with that loose a definition of "same
basic functionality", I'm confident I can extend my counter-proposal to
cover gUM in a way that also has the same basic functionality.

Rob
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