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Impending consensus: always allow persisting deviceIds (Issue #322)

From: Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2016 13:04:37 +0000
To: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1447FA0C20ED5147A1AA0EF02890A64B374D9A26@ESESSMB209.ericsson.se>

there has been a discussion in #322 [1] to remove the part that says
that persisting deviceIds between browsing sessions is conditioned on
the user granting access (or that there is a persistent permission) to 
use a microphone or camera for the origin.

The discussion in [1] concludes that we can remove this condition
without any privacy ill effects, and PR #326 [2] implements this in the

Everyone discussing in the Issue [1] seems to be in favor of making this 

If nobody speaks up against it, we'll take that as TF consensus and go
on to make the change.

[1] https://github.com/w3c/mediacapture-main/issues/322
[2] https://github.com/w3c/mediacapture-main/pull/326

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