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Re: [web-audio-api] (AudioParamUnits): AudioParam.units undefined (#213)

From: Olivier Thereaux <notifications@github.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:30:26 -0700
To: WebAudio/web-audio-api <web-audio-api@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/213/24244822@github.com>
> [Original comment](https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17331#3) by Chris Rogers on W3C Bugzilla. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 20:30:25 GMT

(In reply to [comment #3](#issuecomment-24244817))
> (In reply to [comment #2](#issuecomment-24244812))
> > We obviously agree with the removal, but lots of unrelated changes are included
> > in the diff. Are those in need of review, and in the context of what bug?
> The other changes seem to be mostly examples and clarifications, so probably
> uncontroversial. 
> Back to the topic of AudioParam.units - Chris, could you give details as to why
> that bit has been removed? Philip seemed to disagree with it (though not enough
> to reopen the bug with a counter proposal) and I'd like at least for the
> rationale to be documented.
> Thanks.

Up to this point, the "units" attribute has really just been a stub with no real implementation, and we haven't yet defined different unit types yet (such as frequency, cents, etc.).  So this is just a simplification which should not impact any content out in the field.  So far, we've seen no urgent need, but if we later decide that this is important, then we can add it back in, defining the precise types.

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