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[Bug 17699] New: Do not interfere with critical system sounds

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Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:27:53 +0000
To: public-audio@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-17699-5429@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17699

           Summary: Do not interfere with critical system sounds
           Product: AudioWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Web Audio Processing: Use Cases and Requirements
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk
         QAContact: public-audio@w3.org
                CC: cooper@w3.org


>From the “Review of Web Audio Processing: Use Cases and Requirements”
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-audio/2012AprJun/0852.html

Need a requirement that audio from the Web application not interfere
with system sounds (e.g., alerts), which may contain vital information
for the user. While it's probably not desirable to pause Web application
audio for system sound events, it's also not desirable to have system
sounds drowned out by Web application audio. User preferences may be
needed to indicate specifically how to handle the situation, but a way
for Web application audio to be aware of system sounds will be needed.

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