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Re: [Bug 18443] New: getUserMedia() Test Error in Chrome

From: ᛏᚮᛘᛘᚤ <tommyw@google.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:33:22 +0200
Message-ID: <CALLKCfPtp2kBC1Hf1kv8NMqk_csS3FLgBRaaSa6UJc=FjXqyWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: bugzilla@jessica.w3.org
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
This is definitely the wrong place for this issue, but the short answer is:
Yes, it is by design and for security reasons. The UI in chrome will be
redesigned in the near future to not to show the permissions bar for local
html files.

/Tommy

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 5:36 AM, <bugzilla@jessica.w3.org> wrote:

> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18443
>
>            Summary: getUserMedia() Test Error in Chrome
>            Product: WebRTC Working Group
>            Version: unspecified
>           Platform: PC
>         OS/Version: Windows NT
>             Status: NEW
>           Severity: normal
>           Priority: P2
>          Component: WebRTC API
>         AssignedTo: public-webrtc@w3.org
>         ReportedBy: gaowenmei@huawei.com
>                 CC: public-webrtc@w3.org
>
>
> Browser: Chrome 21.0.1155.2
>
> I wrote a simple demo to test getUserMedia() function. The demo is just to
> show
> the video stream from my local camera.
>
> But I encountered a strange problem:
>
> 1) If I open the test.html directly in the browser(double click or drag to
> the
> browser), there will be a popup window to obtain user's confirmation. I
> clicked
> the "Allowed" button, but I could see nothing on the page. At the same
> time,
> however, there was a success notification on the taskbar, saying "file://
> is
> using your camera and microphone".
>
> 2) If I put the test.html to apache's home directory and open the page
> through
> "http://localhost/test.html", there will also be a popup window. When I
> clicked
> the "Allowed" button, I could see the video stream from my camera
> successfully!
> At the same time, there was also a success notification on the taskbar,
> saying
> "http://localhost is using your camera and microphone".
>
> I was wondering what is the reason of the problem. Is there any difference
> between "double-click open" and "localhost open" when calling
> getUserMedia()
> function?
>
> Thanks.
>
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Received on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 09:33:53 UTC

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