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Re: [web-bluetooth] Provide a way to pair when the user's paying attention

From: Julien Racle via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:34:24 +0000
To: public-web-bluetooth-log@w3.org
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(Cross-referencing #346)

> Moving to a later milestone because we haven't seen folks trying to 
use the API with devices that need pairing.

Sorry @jyasskin for that, at Logitech we do!! 

Our BLE devices, talking there about existing mice and keyboards, 
implement HID over GATT service, that requires pairing. They also 
expose proprietary characteristic that does not always require 

I successfully used web-bluetooth on Mac OS and Chrome OS (with few 
issues due to the stack or pending bugs). I opened an issue on Android
 that led to a discussion with @beaufortfrancois while you were OOO.

Of course  my experience on Mac OS is also that here bonding is 
implicit, and is triggered by system upon insufficient privilege 

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