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Re: [whatwg] Gapless playback problems with web audio standards

From: Kevin Marks <kevinmarks@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:41:42 -0700
Message-ID: <CAD6ztspX08jKsBTamXonhBctNAPC0qocV3g03u+Y67vgaNKdPw@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Kendal <me@dpk.io>
Cc: WHAT working group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
To get gapless, you need to be sample accurate, which is sub millisecond
precision. A playlist element had been discussed before - making it the
browser's job to be sample accurate.

The quicktime plugin had a working version of this a decade ago; SMIL was
supposed to be the way to do it, but a declarative media playlist seems a
natural thing to absorb into the browser as an 80:20 case, rather than the
cross media sync that SMIL promised and didn't deliver.
On 25 Oct 2014 06:30, "David Kendal" <me@dpk.io> wrote:

> Hi,
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> <http://w3.org/mid/10B10A1D-8B84-4015-8D49-A45B87E4BFFC@dpk.io>
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> dpk
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