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Re: Lifetime rules (section 4.2.3)

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 03:06:13 -0800
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbBVMexJjwuRmnc-fi_AO_rBbEX65__J=kf9Tt92pPmiQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 4:16 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> In rule 3, "A connection reference which occurs if another AudioNode is
> connected to it", does that mean a connection in either direction? Or does
> it mean a node has a connection reference if it has input nodes, but it
> doesn't have a connection reference if it only has output nodes? This needs
> to be clarified.
> I'm not sure what the purpose of this section is. Does it affect anything
> that script could observe? Or can we describe the deletion of nodes as
> simply an optimization that UAs perform when they can prove a node is no
> longer relevant? The latter is more in the spirit of GC and other automatic
> resource management schemes; if it holds, we could just remove this section.

I'd like to get some feedback here. I don't think we should file a Bugzilla
bug for every question I or someone else has about the spec.

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