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From "Filip Maj (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CB-12710) Camera - [SUNSET | KEEP | INTEGRATE]
Date Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:06:04 GMT

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Filip Maj commented on CB-12710:
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This should be definitely maintained, although we should look at where the state of built-in
platform support is at.

Transitioning this API would be a challenge, I think. This plugin covers a bunch of different
kinds of functionality under its umbrella:

 - taking a picture with the camera
 - choosing a picture from a gallery/picture store application
 - recording a video

The relevant W3C specs to those kinds of features include:

 - The one you referenced, Simon, the media capture image spec: https://www.w3.org/TR/image-capture/
 - Note that the above spec relies on objects ({{MediaStream}} in particular) provided by
the media capture and streams spec: https://www.w3.org/TR/mediacapture-streams/
 - There is a separate spec, also based on {{MediaStream}}, that provides a "simple" API for
recording streams (both audio and video): https://www.w3.org/TR/mediastream-recording/
 - Finally, there is also an addition of recording streams of media (audio, video, image)
via HTML elements: https://www.w3.org/TR/mediacapture-fromelement/

Sorting through all of that, to me, is a big task, but a necessary one if we want cordova
device APIs to remain spec-relevant.

> Camera - [SUNSET | KEEP | INTEGRATE]
> ------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CB-12710
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-12710
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>          Components: Plugin Camera
>            Reporter: Shazron Abdullah
>
> See parent issue.



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