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Re: Playing MIDI on Web Pages

From: Adam Goode <agoode@google.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:22:39 -0800
Message-ID: <CAOf41NkT+GX0-f25BStwMbih+7aA=Cv1s3H_+K8dLxRTq=RDNg@mail.gmail.com>
To: The Cyber Hymnal™ <cyberhymnal@hotmail.com>
Cc: Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
Give a look at MIDI.js:

On Feb 16, 2015 4:39 PM, "The Cyber Hymnal™" <cyberhymnal@hotmail.com>

> *Was delighted to see the February 2015 Web Audio Editor's draft on Git
> Hub. We were despairing that the project had been abandoned, since the last
> working draft on the W3.org site was dated October 2013. Please keep up the
> good work! MIDI is an incredibly useful and unappreciated medium.  On our
> site, we have almost 10,000 MIDI files accessed by  users world wide. One
> of the biggest advantages of MIDI for us is its tiny bandwidth requirement.
> Many of our users are in third world countries, and areas where broadband
> will not be available any time soon, so large format files like MP4, etc.
> are not an option.  MIDI is our only practical solution, but sadly, the
> HTML <audio> tag, as you know, does not support it.Anything you can do to
> hasten the adoption of a standard audio API (or  even better, MIDI support
> via the <audio> tag) would help unserved millions. If there's anything we
> can do to help test or evaluate beta or other versions, please let us
> know.Dick Adams*
> *___________________________The Cyber Hymnal™       <>< *
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