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[whatwg] autobuffer on "new Audio" objects

From: Adam Shannon <ashannon1000@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2009 20:01:52 -0500
Message-ID: <3c4f8cda0907051801w15ceff03x71582cf20a4a43e9@mail.gmail.com>
On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 7:58 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 12:36 PM, Adam Shannon <ashannon1000 at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> What about slower, public, or WIFI connections that can't support 5 people
>> going to yahoo.com and having audio of interviews load?  Yahoo would
>> think that everyone would want to listen to at least the first ~15-30
>> seconds.
>>
>
> What about them? I'm not sure what your point is.
>

There already low bandwidth would be crippled more than it already is. (By
loading audio files.

>
>
> I think we expect "new Audio" to be used for scripted playing of sounds,
> not to create in-page audio elements.
>

If that is the purpose for the <audio> element then it may be missing out,
 I would love support for in-page audio, it could be used for podcasts,
radio, interviews, ect...

>
>
> Rob
> --
> "He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
> the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
> healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
> own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
> 53:5-6]
>



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- Adam Shannon ( http://ashannon.us )
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