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Query over WebAudio API

From: Kaustubh Joshi <kdj.tikka@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 14:51:15 +0530
Message-ID: <CAPHiY=cFNazn4V2Yfm0VjeDTYZzfKiXs0=Cq3RNjM36GehdH9A@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-audio@w3.org

I was going through WebAudio API, I found quite interesting.

The definition of decodeAudioData() API says: "successCallback is a
callback function which will be invoked when the decoding is finished. The
single argument to this callback is an AudioBuffer representing the decoded
PCM audio data."

I have one doubt here:
1) decodeAudioData is asynch implementation,
    Is the decoding of whole Audio file (for e.g. test.wav) happens in one
go ?

2) Is it mandatory to after decode is finished completely the callback
should return ?

3) Does is recommended to have on partial decoding callback returns and
play-out happens for decoded data.
After play-out, the remaining data will get decoded, so that decoding will
not happen in one go and will take less time ?

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