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Re: Audio-ISSUE-12 (Joe Berkovitz): Loop start/stop points [Web Audio API]

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 23:16:25 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbonD+DTLyaVkxH_LTYqJozpsfR0wOKCpOdVoAyA6MTTg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com>
Cc: Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com>, Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 6:33 AM, Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com> wrote:

> Yes, this is correct because the creation of the AudioContext is
> vendor-prefixed in the WebKit implementation.  Anybody who updates their
> content to work without the vendor-prefix can also upgrade to the start()
> and stop() methods.  Those pages which never bother to update will only
> work in WebKit which can rely on the older noteOn() and noteOff() methods
> still working.

It would be much better if you changed the Webkit implementation to track
the spec by dropping support for methods that aren't in the spec. This
would avoid an overhang of applications that only work in Webkit.

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