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Re: Thoughts and questions on the API from a modular synth point of view

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 00:54:45 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZRRp01WHt69rekhRu5fiw2d2FVCeNErCO=T=qVpPBNtA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter van der Noord <peterdunord@gmail.com>
Cc: Marcus Geelnard <mage@opera.com>, public-audio@w3.org
On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 4:29 AM, Peter van der Noord

> >  AudioParam.name was removed:
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17397
> Why was it removed? I can't see any harm in it being there if someone
> doesn't use it.

For one thing, in a professional application you'd probably want to be able
to display the node names in languages other than English, so
node.namewon't be very useful to real applications.

In lieu of that, can do something hacky like node.toString() and use a
regexp to extract the name from the returned string (which will be
something like "[object AudioGainNode]").

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