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[Bug 22969] Clarify influence/reference to OpenAL, IPR considerations

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Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:27:11 +0000
To: public-audio@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-22969-5429-MWKlC3cBdO@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22969

--- Comment #2 from Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk> ---
(In reply to comment #1)

> Based on the above, my conclusion would be that there is no significant
> borrowing/influence from OpenAL in the web audio API, other than
> similarities which would occur naturally since the concepts and mathematical
> basis for the two are the same. This conclusion was deemed reasonable by the
> W3C legal team.

As a next step, I would suggest:

* We remove the mention "same as OpenAL (default 1)" from section 4.15
* We review whether the two mentions of OpenAL (and other engines) in
informative text are needed and useful for the comprehension of the spec.

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