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Re: Additional requirement - audio-only communication

From: Dan York <dyork@voxeo.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 17:40:39 -0400
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, 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>
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To: Matthew Kaufman <matthew.kaufman@skype.net>

On Sep 6, 2011, at 5:30 PM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:

> 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.


Or will result in the usage of non-standard / proprietary alternatives or similar plugins/applets.  (as is the case now)

Dan

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