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Re: Adding MIDI APIs to Audio WG Charter (was: MIDI enumeration (was: Re: getUserMedia use cases))

From: Alistair MacDonald <al@signedon.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2012 08:45:49 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJX8r2krg0c7tDRG=md9wqBGi3kRwMHf5CSVtemmzRMvrjgOvg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: public-audio@w3.org
A side-benefit of working on MIDI in the browser is that it will force us
to pay more attention to performance. Inefficiencies in both APIs will be
much more apparent when we expect to hear audio when pressing a key.

Adding MIDI to the charter is a wonderful idea. Very exciting stuff! :)



On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 8:36 AM, Alistair MacDonald <al@signedon.com> wrote:

> Chris... that's kick-ass!
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 7:03 AM, Chris Lowis <chris.lowis@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> On 02/02/2012 11:32, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>>
>>> Is there any good code
>>> available that could be adapted for this? It would be very helpful if
>>> someone investigated the viability of this approach.
>>>
>>
>> Chris Rogers has built a basic, but very impressive in my opinion,
>> wavetable synthesizer using his API.
>>
>> http://chromium.googlecode.**com/svn/trunk/samples/audio/**
>> wavetable-synth.html<http://chromium.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/samples/audio/wavetable-synth.html>
>>
>> I think it could be adapted fairly easily to respond to note-on/off
>> messages to play a piece of sequenced music.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Chris
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Alistair MacDonald
> SignedOn, Inc - W3C Audio WG
> Boston, MA, (707) 701-3730
> al@signedon.com - http://signedon.com
>
>


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Alistair MacDonald
SignedOn, Inc - W3C Audio WG
Boston, MA, (707) 701-3730
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