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Re: [WebAudioAPI] connecting AudioNodes from different AudioContexts

From: Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 14:30:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+EzO0nO+x+-xv38J5OX7xZrQThgzvsDqzPBAHZ3Fd7rHUkgrw@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: olli@pettay.fi, "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 2:20 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com> wrote:
>> Sorry Olli, the spec needs to be more explicit that an exception will be
>> thrown because connections between AudioNodes of different contexts are not
>> allowed.
> Why aren't they allowed? It doesn't seem hard to implement. If you're
> supporting MediaStreams integration then it's similar to
> context2.createMediaStreamNode(node1.stream).

Because different AudioContexts may be running at different sample-rates,
and even at faster than real-time (as soon as I add OfflineAudioContext).
 So this will not be allowed.


> Rob
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