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[Bug 17699] Do not interfere with critical system sounds

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Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:56:48 +0000
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Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk> 2012-07-11 15:56:47 UTC ---
In http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-audio/2012AprJun/0854.html
Doug wrote:
> … this would be a requirement on the UA, not on the Web Audio API. 
> A loud song or video in HTML could just as easily drown out system 
> sounds, so this is a requirement at a different level of implementation 
> than this API.

It seems worth having a mention in the Use Case document that system sounds can
be critical, and suggest that UAs would ideally provide affordances for this
need - but that the web audio API is not responsible for enforcing it.

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