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[Bug 17697] New: Limit total volume

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Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:24:21 +0000
To: public-audio@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-17697-5429@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: Limit total volume
           Product: AudioWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Web Audio Processing: Use Cases and Requirements
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk
         QAContact: public-audio@w3.org
                CC: cooper@w3.org

>From “Review of Web Audio Processing: Use Cases and Requirements”

Are there issues with needing to provide a way for limits e.g., on total volume
when multiple tracks layered, or is this handled by audio equipment? Wouldn't
want combinatorial effects to create excessively loud spots. Consider users who
have audio volume higher than usual because of hearing impairment, but still we
can't allow eardrum-damaging levels to come out.

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