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Re: [web-audio-api] decodeAudioData should accept a mime-type (#7)

From: Olivier Thereaux <notifications@github.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:29:29 -0700
To: WebAudio/web-audio-api <web-audio-api@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/7/24244137@github.com>
> [Original comment](https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18510#12) by Ehsan Akhgari [:ehsan] on W3C Bugzilla. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 21:49:11 GMT

(In reply to [comment #12](#issuecomment-24244130))
> I agree with Philip, and also believe that requiring a MIME-type is much
> heavier for the developer since they would have to keep track of more
> information than they do today.  I can see that we might want to consider an
> optional MIME-type, but would like to see practical use cases drive that.

I think an optional mime-type argument is the worst possible scenario for implementers (as they need to support both cases) and authors (as it will be needlessly confusing to them when they should pass one and when they should not).  :-)

Honestly I have not been able to come up with an argument to answer comment 11 so far. :-)

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