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    Phoronix: Mozilla Announces WebAPI, Hopes For A Standard

    Mozilla has announced WebAPI this morning, as a means of a consistent API for mobile web browsers to access phone functionality such as the web-camera, file-system, and telephony stack. Mozilla intends to propose WebAPI becoming a W3C standard and for it to be adopted across all major web-browsers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoronix View Post
    Phoronix: Mozilla Announces WebAPI, Hopes For A Standard

    Mozilla has announced WebAPI this morning, as a means of a consistent API for mobile web browsers to access phone functionality such as the web-camera, file-system, and telephony stack. Mozilla intends to propose WebAPI becoming a W3C standard and for it to be adopted across all major web-browsers...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTgyNA
    This sounds like ActiveX. Is there any reasonable expectation that it will not be plagued by security vulnerabilities?

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    I hope they build something on top of the current in draft streamInput by Khronos.
    Something like WebStreamInput or something, you know for all kinds of stuff. Not just camera's.

    Please Mozilla collaborate with Khronos streamInput working group.

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