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Re: [Agenda] Audio WG Teleconference, 22 August

From: Olivier Thereaux <Olivier.Thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:17:10 +0100
Message-ID: <8FF026C6-BD64-4A28-862C-F244BCED0399@bbc.co.uk>
To: Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
CC: Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
Hi Joe, all

Too late for today as we already adjourned (sorry for those who missed it - and I know the changes in time haven't really helped) but this sounds like something we can look at and wrap up soon, yes. 

Olivier

On 22 Aug 2012, at 18:46, "Joseph Berkovitz" <joe@noteflight.com> wrote:

> Dear Olivier,
> 
> I would like to to propose (possibly for a later call if we run out of time today) that we resume an agendum that was dropped from a previous call due to lack of a quorum: loop start/stop points.  (https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17390)
> 
> Thank you!
> 
> ...Joe
> 
> 
> On Aug 22, 2012, at 11:41 AM, olivier Thereaux wrote:
> 
>> Hi group,
>> 
>> Here is a slightly more detailed agenda for our teleconference. 
>> See you on the bridge in 20 minutes.
>> 
>> 
>> On the Agenda:
>>  Agenda+ Renaming interfaces
>>  Agenda+ Remaming noteOn/noteOff to start/stop or play/stop
>>  Agenda+ Renaming setTargetValueAtTime (and other AudioParam methods)
>>  Agenda+ Naming consistency for Create methods
>>  Agenda+ Teleconference schedule
>> 
>> Time permitting:
>>  Agenda+ Renaming JavaScriptAudioNode
>>  Agenda+ Revisiting the circular graph issue
>> 
>> Probably later:
>>  Agenda+ MIDI API naming
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ** Topic: Renaming interfaces
>> 
>> The main issue is to balance the desire for interface names that make sense (should ideally be self explanatory and consistent with the rest of the spec).
>> We have discussed this a little bit at a teleconference back in May:
>> http://www.w3.org/2012/05/02-audio-minutes.html#item02
>> 
>> If we decide to change the name of an interface, then in almost all cases, our options would be:
>> - We change the name in the spec. 
>>  Webkit implementation keeps supporting (or not) for webkit-prefixed code
>> - An informative note in the spec about the old name 
>>  (ditto above for webkit-prefixed code)
>> - Normative mention of both names in the spec, 
>>  with mention that the "bad" one is deprecated
>> 
>> ChrisW has written about this:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-audio/2012JulSep/0569.html
>> 
>> 
>> ** Topic: Remaming noteOn/noteOff to start/stop or play/stop
>> 
>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17344
>> http://www.w3.org/2012/05/02-audio-minutes.html#item02
>> 
>> Back in May, there seemed to be general consensus that noteOn/noteOff was not the best name. start/stop was proposed and liked, and there was another proposal for play/stop. The question seems to be about what happens to noteOn/noteOff. 
>> 
>> 
>> ** Topic: Renaming setTargetValueAtTime (and other AudioParam methods)
>> 
>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17334
>> 
>> This proposed list got a large number of +1's 
>> - AudioParam.set(value, time)
>> - AudioParam.linearRamp(value, time)
>> - AudioParam.exponentialRamp(value, time)
>> - AudioParam.approach(target, time, k)
>> - AudioParam.curve(value_set, time, duration)
>> 
>> ** Topic: Naming consistency for Create methods
>> 
>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18332
>> Did not get a lot of discussion yet.
>> 
>> 
>> ** Topic: Teleconference schedule
>> 
>> Whether, how often, and when.
>> 
>> 
>> ** Topic: Renaming JavaScriptAudioNode
>> 
>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17348
>> This one is complicated. I am guessing the solution will be architectural (whether we have a WorkerNode, etc) rather than a pure naming issue. 
>> 
>> 
>> ** Topic: Revisiting the circular graph issue
>> 
>> Summarised here: https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17326
>> We need more work on this to get to a resolution. I'd like the group to think about how we can inform our decision better.
>> 
>> 
>> ** Topic: MIDI API naming
>> 
>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17724
>> We might wait until officially chartered to work on MIDI to discuss this. That said, since we want to publish an FPWD soon, we may want to give it a thought or two sooner rather than later.
>> 
>> 
>> Olivier
>> 
>> On 20 Aug 2012, at 11:32, olivier Thereaux wrote:
>> 
>>> Dear all,
>>> 
>>> Based on your feedback (on the list and directly), here is the agenda for the upcoming group teleconference.
>>> 
>>> When: Wednesday 22nd August, noon Boston for 60-90 minutes
>>> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingdetails.html?year=2012&month=8&day=22&hour=16&min=0&sec=0&p1=224&p2=43&p3=136&p4=291&p5=195&p6=237&p7=22
>>> 
>>> Logistics: http://www.w3.org/2011/audio/wiki/Main_Page#Telcon_Times
>>> 
>>> Proposed Agenda:
>>> 1) renaming some of the interfaces in the web audio API (and MIDI API)
>>> Read more:
>>> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-audio/2012JulSep/0569.html
>>> 	https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17344
>>> 	https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17334
>>> 	https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18332
>>> 	https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17348
>>> 	https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17724
>>> 
>>> (we will probably split this agenda into several, e.g cover start/stop, JSAudioNode and the MIDI interfaces naming separately)
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 2) Teleconference schedule
>>> Lessons from a async-only summer. Should we get back to a weekly teleconference pace from September onwards? 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 3) [time permitting] Revisiting the circular graph (and sample rate limits) issue, which I believe got dropped from view in the past couple of months.
>>> Read more:
>>> 	https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17326
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Olivier
>> 
> 
> ... .  .    .       Joe
> 
> Joe Berkovitz
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> 
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