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Re: MediaElementAudioSourceNode and cross-origin media resources

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:28:54 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbmkOEy5he9pCQOKKRZ5b1v1EQHr0SzKfMOQdFfLbOutw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
Cc: Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan.akhgari@gmail.com>, "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 8:09 AM, Joseph Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>wrote:

> Not only should we subject this to CORS rules, I think we *must* subject
> it to CORS rules. Audio assets are commonly delivered from CDNs and these
> are typically located at an origin foreign to the containing page.
>

Sure. However, authors will have to use the crossorigin attribute on the
media element to generate a CORS-enabled request.


> I note that AudioBuffer.decodeAudioData obeys CORS as a fact on the ground
> in both the FF implementation and Webkit/Blink.
>

I don't see how CORS is relevant to decodeAudioData. decodeAudioData takes
an ArrayBuffer, which can never be cross-origin.

Rob
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