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[Bug 18510] decodeAudioData should accept a mime-type

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Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2012 23:31:53 +0000
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Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com <mtanalin@yandex.ru> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com <mtanalin@yandex.ru> 2012-08-09 23:31:53 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> Hi Tony, I'm just trying to get a better idea of why the contentType would be
> needed.  Are there some particular audio formats which can't be correctly
> inferred through "sniffing" the audio data, which is what we're doing today.

Need for guessing when we could know exactly is always a bad idea. Intentional
abandoning of [at least optional] ability to specify type of a thing explicitly
is a bad idea squared.

Imagine a world where there are neither MIME types nor file extensions at all.

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