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Lifetime rules (section 4.2.3)

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 00:16:04 +1300
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To: public-audio@w3.org
In rule 3, "A connection reference which occurs if another AudioNode is
connected to it", does that mean a connection in either direction? Or does
it mean a node has a connection reference if it has input nodes, but it
doesn't have a connection reference if it only has output nodes? This needs
to be clarified.

I'm not sure what the purpose of this section is. Does it affect anything
that script could observe? Or can we describe the deletion of nodes as
simply an optimization that UAs perform when they can prove a node is no
longer relevant? The latter is more in the spirit of GC and other automatic
resource management schemes; if it holds, we could just remove this section.

Rob
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