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Re: [web-audio-api] Clarify influence/reference to OpenAL, IPR considerations (#70)

From: Olivier Thereaux <notifications@github.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:29:30 -0700
To: WebAudio/web-audio-api <web-audio-api@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/70/24244145@github.com>
> [Original comment](https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22969#1) by Olivier Thereaux on W3C Bugzilla. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:27:11 GMT

(In reply to [comment #1](#issuecomment-24244133))

> Based on the above, my conclusion would be that there is no significant
> borrowing/influence from OpenAL in the web audio API, other than
> similarities which would occur naturally since the concepts and mathematical
> basis for the two are the same. This conclusion was deemed reasonable by the
> W3C legal team.

As a next step, I would suggest:

* We remove the mention "same as OpenAL (default 1)" from section 4.15
* We review whether the two mentions of OpenAL (and other engines) in informative text are needed and useful for the comprehension of the spec.

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