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Re: Audio-ISSUE-12 (Joe Berkovitz): Loop start/stop points [Web Audio API]

From: Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2012 18:59:36 +0100
Message-ID: <4FA80D88.9030107@bbc.co.uk>
To: Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
Hi Tony,

On 07/05/2012 18:51, Tony Ross wrote:

>> 1) Keep the noteOn/noteOff methods as deprecated (which would be a
>> little strange in a first official version of the spec)
>> 2) Remove them altogether (which may be a problem given the many
>> implementations of the draft spec)
>> 3) Keep them but mention that they may be deprecated in the future, and
>> that start/stop is preferred
> I tend to lean toward option #2, maybe with an informative note stating that earlier drafts of the spec used "noteOn"/"noteOff". Overall it feels a bit early to leave this kind of legacy as a normative part of the standard. That said I'll admit I don't know how many implementations of the current draft spec we're talking about.

AFAIK there is one (or 2 depending on how you count) implementation(s) 
of the API in browsers, but Chris was worried about the number of 
content pages using the feature. I suspect many of those are demos.


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