[webkit-dev] <device> consensus?

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Tue Mar 15 00:01:44 PDT 2011

Perhaps this discussion is moot because <device> was removed from the
spec in http://html5.org/r/5945 ?


On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 4:47 AM, Adam Bergkvist
> <adam.bergkvist at ericsson.com> wrote:
>> On 2011-03-08 22:52, Adam Barth wrote:
>>> There was as long thread on webkit-dev a few weeks ago entitled
>>> "Implementing the<device>  element".  Did you two reach some sort of
>>> consensus on that thread?  Would one or both of you be willing to
>>> summarize your conclusions so I don't have to wade through the whole
>>> thing?
>> The discussion is still ongoing and there is no agreement yet on the
>> overall design. Basically we have different designs as a result of two
>> interpretations of how the device element is intended to work. Our
>> design is based on <device> being <input type=file> for devices,
>> whereas Leandro's <device> is a device connection management facility.
>> (Leandro, correct me if I'm wrong here)
> Ok.  Thanks for the update.
> Adam

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