[whatwg] Do we really need a <device> element?

Bjartur Thorlacius svartman95 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 12 11:14:57 PDT 2010

What is the use case for <device>?
I´ve searched the archives, read a thread, Googled around and read a
document on the subject, but still I haven´t found a use case for it
other than it is going to magically increase user privacy.

<input type=file accept="audio/*"> is a standard and compatible way to
request audio stream(s). I can´t see any drawbacks to using <input>
for audiovisual streams at least.

  - Bjartur

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