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Re: [rtcweb] Conditions for long-term permissions grants

From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 11:45:04 -0700
Message-ID: <CABcZeBMooLdJ1ThDgev2YyZxM2vS857RrE1=_McOCCKzn4AZiQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Stefan HÃ¥kansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 8:27 AM, Stefan HÃ¥kansson LK <
stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com> wrote:

> On 10/03/15 16:23, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> >> My personal view is that it would still be nice to require sites to ask
> >> for persistent permissions if they want them and that there should be a
> getUserMedia()
> >> flag to indicate that.
> >
> > None of the other APIs around permissions have this. Also, given
> > users' tendency to click through dialogs, having non-persistent as
> > default and persistent through a more active action seems better.
>
> Personally I agree to that a more active action should be required to
> get a persistent permission. Would we (if people agree) need to put that
> in the document, or will implementations converge here anyway?
>

I'm not sure that implementations will converge, since I suspect that
Chrome and Firefox had reasons for their differential behavior.

-Ekr
Received on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 18:46:11 UTC

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