W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > whatwg@whatwg.org > November 2010

[whatwg] Bluetooth devices

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:14:11 -0800
Message-ID: <885CF5AE-A370-44D9-9209-271E1B3C23B1@apple.com>
I would repeat, that I think the form of the (logical) wire between the browser and the device is out of scope, and that (effectively) we *do* provide access to bluetooth devices.  Heck, my bluetooth keyboard and mouse work today.  Connect the devices however you like, we don't care.

On Nov 30, 2010, at 15:01 , Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, Don Rosen wrote:
>> Is there any intention to provide access to Bluetooth devices through 
>> the Device element?
> Not currently, but it might make sense in the future. The best way to move 
> forward with such a proposal would be to have an experimental 
> implementation show that it is possible, show that it can be done in a 
> secure fashion, show what a reasonable API for it would be, and show that 
> there is author demand for the feature.
> -- 
> Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
> http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
> Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 30 November 2010 16:14:11 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:59:28 UTC