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Re: Additional requirement - audio-only communication

From: Matthew Kaufman <matthew.kaufman@skype.net>
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2011 14:30:51 -0700
Message-ID: <4E66910B.7010106@skype.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, Stefan Håkansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 9/6/11 2:25 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> The Accept header is also a privacy violation, which is in part why 
> browsers tend to be somewhat circumspect in what they send there. In 
> addition, both Accept: headers and a getUserMediaCapabilities() method 
> would increase the fingerprinting risk.

And the lack of an ability to build useful applications on the platform 
will result in abandoning the browser environment in favor of native 
code that can do what is necessary.

Matthew Kaufman
Received on Tuesday, 6 September 2011 21:31:18 UTC

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