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From "Shazron Abdullah (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CB-753) ER: API to query if device has a camera
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2012 17:22:13 GMT

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Shazron Abdullah commented on CB-753:
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We had some discussion on this in the mailing list: http://markmail.org/thread/lt25iqwkb55oxzgu
                
> ER: API to query if device has a camera
> ---------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CB-753
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-753
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>    Affects Versions: 1.7.0
>            Reporter: Jean-Pierre
>            Priority: Minor
>
> Cordova does not offer any API to query the device for its capabilities, so one cannot
know if it has a camera with which to take a picture without attempting to take a picture,
falling through the error handler and then hard-match the error code -- a pretty poor user
experience. i have seen some suggestion to check device.camera, but a device may still have
a library to pull an image from while not having a camera, so that isn't likely helpful. there
isn't even any way to find the specific hardware revision to match off that.

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