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Bug 12121 - Cam Input
Summary: Cam Input
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LC1 HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-02-18 18:04 UTC by Tab Atkins Jr.
Modified: 2011-08-04 05:14 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description Tab Atkins Jr. 2011-02-18 18:04:32 UTC
(This bug was split out from

Cam input type - <input type="cam">
Will enable the browser to receive direct input from web cams. This tag is not
important but if implemented
will remove browsers dependence on plugins like flash to support web cams.
Comment 1 Tab Atkins Jr. 2011-02-18 18:08:08 UTC
This is handled by <input type=file accept=video/*> or <input type=file accept=image/*>.
Comment 2 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2011-05-04 23:30:42 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: This is indeed addressed by the features mentioned in comment 1.
Comment 3 Michael[tm] Smith 2011-08-04 05:14:01 UTC
mass-move component to LC1