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Arithmetic Nodes

From: Chris Lowis <chris.lowis@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 14:45:15 +0100
To: WebAudio <public-audio@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m0fvvy8kd0.fsf@bbc.co.uk>

Would it be useful to add some very basic arithmetic nodes to the Web
Audio API?

I'm thinking:
 - addition
 - multiplication
 - subtraction
 - division
 - comparison (1 (HIGH) when A > B, -1 (LOW) otherwise)

These nodes could be restricted to taking two inputs for simplicity, and
performing their arithmetic in a channel-wise fashion. I appreciate that
we have 'addition' implicity by summing-on-input on other nodes. I guess
a ScriptProcessorNode can perform all of these operations, but they seem
fundamental enough to include in the core set of nodes.

I think this request has been raised before. I'd be happy to write a
proposed specification if that would help?

Cheers,

Chris


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