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Re: Lifetime rules (section 4.2.3)

From: Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:43:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+EzO0kkmVmWSdn_RG3YHjTrbWB3sWbzz7GAgszV4DcNfdbiLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: public-audio@w3.org
On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 4:16 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> 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


Hi Robert, could you please write up issues in the bug-tracker for this and
similar spec questions.  It's easier to track that way...

Thanks!
Chris
Received on Monday, 29 October 2012 20:44:09 UTC

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