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Re: [web-audio-api] (NoteOnOffNaming): noteOn, noteGrainOn and noteOff naming (#155)

From: Olivier Thereaux <notifications@github.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:29:58 -0700
To: WebAudio/web-audio-api <web-audio-api@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/155/24244533@github.com>
> [Original comment](https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17344#0) by Olivier Thereaux on W3C Bugzilla. Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:01:26 GMT

Comment from Chris Rogers, 18 May 2012:

Agreed that the names are unfortunate, also because "note-on" and "note-off" have specific connotations in MIDI which are not the same as in this spec. So it will be a good idea to change the names.

We have already discussed in the tele-conferences (and in much earlier discussions in the mailing list) that start() and stop() would be good names.

I still believe the "duration" is useful, but we can discuss further.

I'm OK with making special meaning of 0 go away --- it used to be this way, but for some reason somebody changed it in WebKit

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