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Re: HTML for games wish list

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 13:40:11 +0200
To: Gerd Wagner <wagnerg@tu-cottbus.de>
Cc: public-games@w3.org, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0B0052CC7C8F4BCA8282A12B01B7F2F3@marcosc.com>
(adding Doug Schepers, as he might be able to provide some details…)

On Monday, October 17, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Gerd Wagner wrote:  
> > I have added this wishlist to the community group wiki page:
>  I'd like to add two issues:
>  * Concerning the issue Audio Generation in Code (http://www.effectgames.com/effect/article.psp.html/joe/My_HTML5_CSS3_Browser_Wish_List#_section_1_4), it would be good to have a JavaScript MIDI API (with the benefit of allowing simple sound programming)
I've heard the Web Events group has been discussing MIDI for Joysticks…
>  * It would be good if Browsers would continue supporting "eval" (apparently, FF does, by default, no longer support it) . We are using eval for supporting programming game features (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Programming_game). (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Programming_game)

What's the game-specific use case? And why are other methods not sufficient (e.g., common.js require)?   

Marcos Caceres 
Received on Monday, 17 October 2011 11:40:49 UTC

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