Re: [DRAFT] Web Intents Task Force Charter

Ah, but the difference here is that the web page actually does change the
volume on the viewing device. That's the beauty of these home networking


On 11/10/11 2:53 PM, "timeless" <> wrote:

>Some of this really should wait until there's a list.
>I believe that generally one wants to adjust audio as close to the
>source as possible, in which case the TV doesn't know anything.
>Some parallels:
>A. If you have a cable box => vcr => tv in old serial fashion and use
>old fashion remotes, changing the audio w/ the cable box remote
>adjusts the audio sent by that box to the vcr, the tv's audio level
>isn't affected (but the cable box can insert an overlay indicating
>level and hide it after some interval).
>B. If you use digital audio out on your Mac to an external device,
>volume controls disappear from the mac (it expects you to use your
>stereo's mixer instead).
>- here if an intent user decides you're using a tv, it could choose to
>hide audio controls (deferring to the tv). Note that I consider this
>more of a bug than a feature, but...

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