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

Bjartur Thorlacius svartman95 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 07:00:30 PDT 2010

On 6/12/10, James Salsman <jsalsman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Bjartur, real-time streaming audio uploads enable pronunciation assessment
> for language instruction during multiplayer online roleplaying games such as
> those by http://www.8dworld.com
> input type=file accept="audio/x-speex;quality=(0-10);bitrate=..." is more
> important, and accept="audio/ogg video/x-webm, video/ogg" are all fairly
> important, too.
> On Jun 12, 2010 11:15 AM, "Bjartur Thorlacius" <svartman95 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> --
> kv,
>   - Bjartur

  - Bjartur

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