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Re: [web-bluetooth] Allow passing MAC address filter to requestDevice() (#417)

From: Julien Racle via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:46:55 +0000
To: public-web-bluetooth-log@w3.org
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If I can also add one comment here, on Mac OS, Corebluetooth API doesn't provide MAC address. We can infer the information from CoreBluetoothCache entry in /Library/Preferences/com.bluetooth.apple.plist, but the entry is created if device has been connected at least once if I'm right.

Reason being probably that if device uses a "private resolvable random address", address will change frequently so that device cannot be used for tracking.

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