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Re: [web-audio-api] (JSWorkers): ScriptProcessorNode processing in workers (#113)

From: Olivier Thereaux <notifications@github.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:29:52 -0700
To: WebAudio/web-audio-api <web-audio-api@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/113/24244446@github.com>
> [Original comment](https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17415#24) by Marcus Geelnard (Opera) on W3C Bugzilla. Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:00:28 GMT

(In reply to [comment #23](#issuecomment-24244435))
> (In reply to [comment #21](#issuecomment-24244423))
> Of course, but this argument is just as valid against having an audio API at
> all, after all the developer can't anticipate what else is running on the
> user's computer aside from the browser. For all the developer knows, the API
> might be running on a mobile browser with all cores (or maybe just one) busy.
> Throwing more threads at it doesn't necessarily solve the problem of not being
> able to anticipate all situations.

True, but there is a significant difference between running several threads on a single core (preemptive scheduling should give any thread CPU quite often), and running several pages in a single thread (a callback may have to wait for seconds).

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