ISSUE-17: (Bugzilla 17393) float/double inconsistency

UseDoubles

(Bugzilla 17393) float/double inconsistency

State:
CLOSED
Product:
Web Audio API
Raised by:
Marcus Geelnard
Opened on:
2012-05-15
Description:
Throughout the spec, there seems to be a preference for using float over double (though some cases of double exists). Suggest only double except for sample format.

As an example, currentTime as a 32-bit float will degrade the precision to less than 1 ms after less than 5 hours, which is uncomfortably close to real-world usage.
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Related emails:
  1. [web-audio-api] (UseDoubles): float/double inconsistency (#121) (from notifications@github.com on 2013-09-11)
  2. Re: State of issues as of 2012-05-30 (from philipj@opera.com on 2012-06-01)
  3. State of issues as of 2012-05-30 (from olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk on 2012-05-30)
  4. Re: Summary of issues (from crogers@google.com on 2012-05-22)
  5. Summary of issues (from mage@opera.com on 2012-05-22)
  6. Audio-ISSUE-17 (UseDoubles): float/double inconsistency [Web Audio API] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2012-05-15)

Related notes:

Agreed

Chris Rogers, 18 May 2012, 22:31:02

Setting status as OPEN. Editor acks and agrees with suggestion.

Olivier Thereaux, 30 May 2012, 20:26:23

[MikeSmith]: https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17393

5 Jun 2012, 13:11:37

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