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[whatwg] Codecs for <audio> and <video>

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 18:24:12 -0700
Message-ID: <4A52A3BC.2010608@jumis.com>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Jul 2009, Charles Pritchard wrote:
>   
>>> This is on the list of things to consider in a future version. At this 
>>> point I don't really want to add new features yet because otherwise 
>>> we'll never get the browser vendors caught up to implementing the same 
>>> spec. :-)
>>>       
>> Consider a programmable <audio> element as a priority.
>>     
>
> Could you elaborate on what your use cases are? Is it just the ability to 
> manually decode audio tracks?
>   
Some users could manually decode a Vorbis audio stream.

I'm interested in altering pitch and pre-mixing channels.
I believe some of these things are explored in CSS already.

There are accessibility cases, for the visually impaired,
and I think that they will be better explored.

-Charles
Received on Monday, 6 July 2009 18:24:12 UTC

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