[whatwg] Microphone Device API

Bjartur Thorlacius svartman95 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 06:35:28 PST 2011

On 2/28/11, Harald Alvestrand <harald at alvestrand.no> wrote:
> - Let users control access to microphone (whether my app can reach it or
> not)
> - Let users turn off and on their microphone
Seems to be out of HTML's scope.

> I would very much want to avoid having the "record to file/buffer" be a
> fundamental part of the microphone abstraction, since it's irrelevant to
> my application (if anything should be recorded, it's the conversation,
> not the output from the microphone), so I think we should try to find a
> model where a microphone is an object that provides a data stream, and
> that data stream can be connected to a different object that acts as a
> recorder; if I don't need recording, I should not have to instantiate a
> recorder.
In effect, you want to create pipelines in JS/ES?

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