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Re: Bug 26243: where should getUserMedia attach

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 08:04:12 +0000
To: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1447FA0C20ED5147A1AA0EF02890A64B1D02CAAE@ESESSMB209.ericsson.se>
I'd really like to see some more input on this one. Or should we just 
leave it up to the Editors to decide?

Stefan

On 2014-07-07 14:32, Stefan Håkansson LK wrote:
> Since day one of WebRTC (this was before we spun off the local media
> things into a TF) the way to get access to camera and microphone has been:
>
> navigator.getUserMedia(....);
>
> from the spec version of June 19th [1] it is also possible to do
>
> navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia(....);
>
> Shijun filed a bug on that we should keep one way (not both) [2].
>
> The comments so far seem to indicate that while
> navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia is more logical we should only keep
> the old navigator.getUserMedia method since many apps are using it. But
> there has also been the comment that this is behind vendor prefix so
> changing does not have that big consequences (and perhaps
> implementations could support the old prefixed way for a long time even
> if the spec changes).
>
> I'd like some more discussion, and a conclusion. What should the spec say?
>
> Stefan
>
> [1] http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/archives/20140619/getusermedia.html
> [2] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=26243
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