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Re: Vendor implementation status: Web MIDI API

From: Jussi Kalliokoski <jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 10:42:07 +0200
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To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: public-audio@w3.org
On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 12:33 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 1:22 AM, Jussi Kalliokoski <
> jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I wanted to check on the status of Web MIDI API implementation from
>> browser vendors. As far as I know, there are no started efforts and
>> especially not complete implementations around yet, but I'm curious to hear
>> even if anyone has plans regarding this. I'm also curious to know which
>> parties aren't planning to implement (any time soon), possible reasons, and
>> if it's just that they haven't had the time to check the spec yet. Even if
>> you aren't interested in the API at all (which I doubt, but be honest), I
>> want to know so we can talk about it.
>> If the WG is to meet the previously discussed milestones for the Web MIDI
>> API, IMHO we would need at least one implementation to run against the spec
>> to have a clearer map of the problems there might be. I know that at least
>> Mozilla has some student project connections and I think that this spec
>> might be a great target for a student project. :)
> To be honest, I think Web Audio is a much higher priority for us and for
> the Web in general. So any resources that I have influence over I'll be
> pointing in that direction.

Makes sense. Thank you for your honesty, it helps me get a better picture
of what kind of a time span we're talking for the API to become available.

> Rob
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