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Re: onEnded and connections

From: Raymond Toy <rtoy@google.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2013 16:45:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CAE3TgXFA517ithE5QQ64a5508RPVTKL2Yy2f9xk4F_fqfa+jGg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>, "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 3:03 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 9:44 AM, Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com> wrote:
>> Say you have a source node and set up an event handler for onended.
>>  Does the event handler fire if the buffer is not actually connected to
>> anything?
> If the source is never connected to anything and it is GCed, onended
>> should not be called, right?
> Whether ended is fired must definitely not depend on when GC happens. GC
> timing causing observable behavior changes is anathema.
> The answer to your first question is less clear. The question itself is
> also ambiguous: do you mean "not directly connected to an output" or "not
> indirectly connected to a DestinationNode or MediaStreamAudioSourceNode"?
> You'd also have to resolve *when* exactly the graph

I was asking Chris this question.  I was thinking the node was not directly
or indirectly connected to the destination node.

> connectivity check is performed. In any case, the simplest API is to fire
> the event no matter what, and that's what Gecko does.

So basically, as long as you call start(...), the event is fired when it is
ends, no matter if the node is completely disconnected from destination or

> Rob
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