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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 07:29:23 -0700
To: WebAudio/web-audio-api <web-audio-api@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/7/24244085@github.com>
> [Original comment](https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18510#3) by Philip J├Ągenstedt on W3C Bugzilla. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 08:10:06 GMT

Opera ignores Content-Type for <audio>/<video> and performs sniffing as per <http://mimesniff.spec.whatwg.org/>. We also ignore Content-Type for <track> and sniff for WebVTT using the parser spec. Some background in <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/NoVideoContentType>.

In short, interoperable sniffing is already specified and implemented in Opera, and I think that using a MIME type instead is strictly worse.

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