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Re: User media constraint: peerIdentity

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 09:12:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnVUxjL_LHVLtita80q4cBn8uhRfah9bjxvxz+wPDtvP1w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Timothy B. Terriberry" <tterriberry@mozilla.com>
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
On 26 October 2012 05:58, Timothy B. Terriberry <tterriberry@mozilla.com> wrote:
> I was thinking more along the lines of providing an HTMLLevelMeter element,
> which would have the benefit of also being useful to developers who don't
> want to go through the difficulty of using the WebAudio API to compute mic
> levels manually. Though I'd be happy to delay such a thing until "version
> 2".

Having a meter element that is therefore protected in the same way
that a video output would be, could work.

I'd suggest waiting.

> The difficulty with exposing this via statistics is that now you've created
> a side-channel leaking information about the tainted streams with, I expect,
> roughly as much information about them as the much-hyped VBR information
> leak.

I was going to say the same thing.  I'd go further than that and bet
that it is instead far more effective than the VBR leak.
Received on Friday, 26 October 2012 16:13:21 UTC

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