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[whatwg] video tag : loop for ever

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 10:14:45 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600810161414p4a4bb92eq8eaf93db4a4c2305@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 5:24 AM, Dr. Markus Walther <walther at svox.com>wrote:

> Imagine e.g. an audio editor in a browser and the task "play this
> selection of the oscillogram"...
>
> Why should such use cases be left to the Flash 10 crowd
> (http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flash/articles/dynamic_sound_generation.html
> )?
>

If people go in that direction they won't be using cue ranges etc, they'll
be using dynamic audio generation, which deserves its own API. OK, in
principle you could use <audio> with data:audio/wav, but that would be
crazy. Then again, this is the Web so of course people will do that.

Rob
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