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Re: Aiding early implementations of the web audio API

From: Jussi Kalliokoski <jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 00:11:35 +0300
Message-ID: <CAJhzemXbFAys6+E0xPCs=GCbsmDsG4RiXGyZ5-Zm0LC0PJzCZw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com>
Cc: Colin Clark <colinbdclark@gmail.com>, Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>, Marcus Geelnard <mage@opera.com>, public-audio@w3.org, Alistair MacDonald <al@signedon.com>
On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 12:00 AM, Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com> wrote:

> I think we *are* exposing the most important primitives in the Web Audio
> API already.  And we've already discussed that worker-based processing is a
> good thing, which should be part of the spec.

Yet we are making them a part of the framework so that they can't be used
for other applications than audio or even all applications of audio (think
completely custom code, for example defining a new language for audio
processing built on the web, or porting the existing ones, they wouldn't be
able to present powerful primitive functions for convolution or FFT even
when the native implementations already exist in the browser). These aren't
useful tools just for audio.
Received on Tuesday, 22 May 2012 21:12:25 UTC

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