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Re: User media constraint: peerIdentity

From: Timothy B. Terriberry <tterriberry@mozilla.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 05:35:52 -0700
Message-ID: <508D26A8.1000808@mozilla.com>
To: public-webrtc@w3.org
Cullen Jennings (fluffy) wrote:
>> The bigger problem, to my mind, is that it is now impossible to implement a level meter for the audio, so that people can check their mic. We can still provide one in browser chrome in gUM, but not after permission has been granted.
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> They can check their mic with a different stream. Really mic test level meters are probably best done as part of the browser were you select the device. Given the tradeoff between secure media, and a level meter, I know I want to have the option of  secure media.

In no way did I mean to imply that we should not have secure media 
because it would keep people from telling when their mic is muted. I 
meant that, "Here is a problem that is not obviously solved by existing 
cross-origin tainting mechanisms, and maybe we should think about 
solving it at some point."
Received on Sunday, 28 October 2012 12:36:22 UTC

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