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graue 478 days ago | link | parent

Chrome has Web Audio, which is pretty far from coming to Firefox, and seems low priority[1]. That's why we keep seeing cool audio stuff posted here that's Chrome-exclusive. Firefox supports its own Audio Data API[2] which predates the W3C standard, but it's deprecated, and will never be supported by other browsers.

Web Intents[3] is another cool feature in Chrome that's not even on the map for Firefox. Instead there's a "counter-proposal" called Web Activities[4] that no one outside of Mozilla is talking about (and it seems pretty dead).

I still use Firefox, but the lack of leadership in these two cases is discouraging.

[1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=779297

[2] https://wiki.mozilla.org/Audio_Data_API

[3] http://webintents.org/

[4] https://wiki.mozilla.org/WebActivities




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