[whatwg] Stream API Feedback

Bjartur Thorlacius svartman95 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 15:11:33 PDT 2011

On 3/15/11, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:
> Instead of creating new state signalling and control API for streams, what
> about the alternative approach of letting <video> and <audio> use sensors as
> sources, and a way to connect the output of <video> and <audio> to encoders?
> Then we'd get all the existing state machinery for free. We'd also get
> sensor input for audio processing (e.g. Mozilla or Chrome's audio APIs), and
> in-page video preview, and using <canvas> to take snapshots, and more...
That would make sense, assuming you are suggesting reusing objects
representing media elements, rather than using HTML elements.

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