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[Bug 17795] Behavior of multiple connections to same node needs to be explicitly defined

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Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:37:30 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17795

--- Comment #5 from Robert O'Callahan (Mozilla) <roc@ocallahan.org> 2012-07-19 16:37:30 UTC ---
> > Imagine if some module builds an AudioNode A, and then two other modules
> > independently get hold of A and try to play it by connecting it to the
> > DestinationNode. It would be confusing to have one of those operations
> > unexpectedly fail.
> 
> I'm not suggesting at all that it WOULD fail.  It doesn't today - it just
> doesn't create an ADDITIONAL, duplicate connection (thereby doubling the gain,
> which would be just as unpredictable, and IMO less usable.)

Depends on your point of view I guess. In this case I think the author would
expect connect() to cause a change in the output, and it won't.

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