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Re: approaches to recording

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:44:55 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbUJOiZs8A+sTR4jSwZceEquFphe7kSRDs=VzwjZZu+BQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mandyam, Giridhar" <mandyam@quicinc.com>
Cc: Jim Barnett <Jim.Barnett@genesyslab.com>, "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 12:23 PM, Mandyam, Giridhar <mandyam@quicinc.com>wrote:

>  >We might want to do this in a more general way, such as a MediaStream
> constructor that mixes together the audio tracks of an incoming >MediaStream,
> because this functionality would be useful for other MediaStream consumers.
>
> Why can’t this be done via WebAudio?  I thought there was already a
> decision (at least by the WebRTC WG) to leverage WebAudio for mixing (see
> http://www.w3.org/2011/04/webrtc/wiki/Santa_Clara_F2F_Summary#Audio_WG).
>

Doing it at the MediaStream level would easily handle dynamic adding and
removing of audio tracks. That might not be easy to do with Web Audio; it's
hard to tell because MediaStream/Web Audio interaction is very
underspecified at the moment.

Rob
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