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Re: can we change the block size?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2013 11:00:25 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLaTgY_W=6xgf-eK0Exju5nRtZ94NHvxNEkwTYDB-encfA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-audio@w3.org
On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 12:11 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> The spec requires block processing with 128 sample-frames per block. This
> can be a bit inconvenient when interfacing with other code. For example,
> the code at http://www.webrtc.org/ wants to capture, send and receive
> audio in chunks of exactly 10ms. So when using Web Audio with that WebRTC
> code, it would be nice to have 10ms be a whole number of Web Audio blocks.
> Unfortunately that means choosing a sample rate which is a multiple of
> 128*100, which common sample rates aren't.
>

Actually we can deal with this in other ways, so it's not that important.
But I'm still curious what the requirements are around the block size.

Thanks,
Rob
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