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Re: Improve error message when browser denies access to getUserMedia()

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:46:13 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2nh9o27Ob3XEKm3L6z4KPcQ54DVCqtrSK+kvEDuzQRbfg@mail.gmail.com>
To: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 9:55 AM, cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org> wrote:
> On 25/07/2013 7:43 PM, Rob Manson wrote:
>>
>> +1 to that (as long as DEVICE_NOT_AVAILABLE includes both system errors
>> and truly "not available" so it doesn't provide a fingerprinting issue).
>>
>> Also, thanks for pointing out where the PERMISSION_DENIED came from Silvia
>> 8) I was looking in the wrong spec (must have been tired).
>>
>> So in this case the bug should be filed with Chrome and not Firefox. From
>> my tests the latest version of Chrome doesn't return PERMISSION_DENIED.
>
>
>     We can't file a bug with Chrome until the spec adds the new enum. So
> assuming there is consensus, we'd still have to wait for this to make it
> into the editor's draft.

FYI: PERMISSION_DENIED is in the spec:
http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/getusermedia.html#idl-def-NavigatorUserMediaError

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Friday, 26 July 2013 01:46:59 UTC

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