[webkit-dev] Web Audio API

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Tue Aug 24 16:24:48 PDT 2010

This is fantastically wonderful.

Let me know what I can do to help.  I'm happy to do reviews for what I can.


On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Chris Rogers <crogers at google.com> wrote:
> Over the past months I've been refining the web audio API implementation
> that I've been developing in the 'audio' branch of WebKit (per Maciej's
> recommendation).  The API has been through a good amount of review by WebKit
> developers at Apple, Google, and in the W3C Audio Incubator  group.  For
> those who are interested, the draft specification is here:
> http://chromium.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/samples/audio/specification/specification.html
> I have working demos here:
> http://chromium.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/samples/audio/index.html
> I'll be posting a series of patches to migrate the working code from the
> audio branch to WebKit trunk.  Most of the files are new, with only a few
> places which will touch existing WebKit files (such as EventTarget, Event).
>  The files will be conditionally compiled.  I'm considering using the
> following enable:
> After discussing the directory layout in some detail with Eric Carlson,
> Chris Marrin, Simon Fraser, and Jer Noble, we've decided that the files will
> primarily live in two places:
> WebCore/audio
> WebCore/platform/audio
> I know that some had expressed concern that a directory called 'audio' in
> WebCore would be confused with the audio element.  The reason I think
> 'audio' would be a good name is because the API does have a direct
> relationship to the audio element and, over time, when the API becomes more
> broadly used will be associated with the audio capabilities of the web
> platform.  That said, if anybody has grave concerns over this name, then we
> can discuss alternatives.
> Anyway, I just wanted to bring these coming changes to everyone's attention.
> Regards,
> Chris Rogers
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