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Re: [web-audio-api] Mandate a useful accepted sampling rate ranges for buffers created through AudioContext.createBuffer (#119)

From: Olivier Thereaux <notifications@github.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:29:45 -0700
To: WebAudio/web-audio-api <web-audio-api@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/119/24244357@github.com>
> [Original comment](https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21223#7) by Ehsan Akhgari [:ehsan] on W3C Bugzilla. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:12:34 GMT

(In reply to [comment #7](#issuecomment-24244349))
> The spec currently says two things:
> * An implementation must support sample-rates in at least the range 22050 to
> 96000.
> * An exception will be thrown if the numberOfChannels or sampleRate are
> out-of-bounds
> 
> 
> Looking at the discussion so far, I think the spec should say something like:
> 
> * implementations MUST support sampling rate ranges of 8-192 KHz. sampling
> rates beyond this range MAY be supported.
> * [in The createBuffer method ] An exception MUST be thrown if sampleRate is
> out of bounds.

That sounds fine.

> is DOM_SYNTAX_ERR the best exception though?

Not really.  The best exception for this kind of error would be INDEX_SIZE_ERR, I think, since that is supposed to be used for out of range arguments <http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Core/core.html#ID-17189187>.

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