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[Bug 20411] timestamp in MIDIEvent in odds with DOM4 Event timeStamp?

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Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:21:36 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20411

Chris Wilson <cwilso@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from Chris Wilson <cwilso@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> (In reply to comment #4)
> > Certainly not against the rules. What I'm wondering is if there can be a
> > difference between the MIDI's timestamp and the Event's timestamp. 
> > 
> > However, the timeStamp generally refers to the time at which the
> > corresponding event took place of the thing one is interested in (and not
> > when the Event object was constructed). If that definition of timeStamp
> > holds, then I don't see any problem with overriding timeStamp to have a high
> > precision.
> 
> Yes, that definition holds. Good!

Yes, that definitions holds, but is it really okay to redefine the timeStamp to
a completely different type?  The timestamps we have now are
DOMHighResTimeStamps, which are a double representing time since navigation
start; DOMTimeStamps are unsigned long longs representing (integer)
milliseconds since 00:00:00 UTC on 1 January 1970.

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