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[whatwg] I have feature requests for <video> and <audio> tags.

From: Ralph Giles <giles@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:56:40 -0800
Message-ID: <4EC59F38.3050308@mozilla.com>
On 11-11-17 12:29 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:

> Authors do however know how loud the volume of the media is though. If
> a video is encoded with a very loud volume, or a very quiet volume, it
> can be quite useful to be able to adjust that up or down when linking
> to it.

I was going to say, that sounds like user-agents should support
replay-gain tags. Note that expected line level is actually a required
header for the Opus codec's Off encapsulation.

However, relying on a replaygain tag in the media file does violate the
'simple to author' goal of html.

 -r
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