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Re: UC 7 - Audio / Music Visualization

From: Alistair MacDonald <al@signedon.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:54:16 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJX8r2mYXwDmntqRYdtb1QsQbPt9kQEZB8aH-yL8xxxqNqYkPw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
Cc: Steve Sims <fontfx7@gmail.com>, Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, public-audio@w3.org
Ok, I have removed that feature from UC7 and made a note of it in UC3. We
can revisit this feature as we get into music production.

"Buffer Size" feature moved to UC3:
http://www.w3.org/2011/audio/wiki/Use_Cases_and_Requirements#UC_3:_online_music_production_tool





On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 11:12 AM, Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>wrote:

>
> On Jan 18, 2012, at 10:54 AM, Alistair MacDonald wrote:
>
> Joe B. - any chance I could get you to chime in on the following comment
> from Steve? (I feel your experience would be very useful here.)
>
>
>> I'm still inclined to think that even in production/synthesis software
>> it's best to hide this kind of thing away from the user and leave it to the
>> underlying API and/or developer to manage.  Something like firing an event
>> to indicate when buffers are running low, or that an under-run has
>> occurred, thus allowing the developer to adjust buffers accordingly in
>> response.  (Please forgive me if this kind of functionality is already in
>> the spec - it's been a while since I've read it through and unfortunately
>> right now don't have time to re-read.)
>
>
> In my experience, professional music production software has always
> offered the user buffer size controls, without exception. But I defer to
> Joe B.
>
>
> I think I agree with Steve that it's unlikely that a visualizer would
> offer the user this degree of control -- that sort of thing seems more
> relevant to UC 3 (which directly concerns audio production tool apps).
>
> ... .  .    .       Joe
>
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