[whatwg] Consider changing the default volume for <audio> and <video> to be 1.0 instead of 0.5
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jul 8 16:01:17 PDT 2008
On Thu, 26 Jun 2008, Adele Peterson wrote:
> The spec currently says that the default volume level is 0.5. In
> WebKit's initial implementation, we have received feedback that the
> audio seems much too soft. If a user has already adjusted their
> device's volume to their liking, then I think 1.0 should correspond to
> that level, and that should be the default. This will enable the
> browser to have similar volume levels to other applications on the
> system, and will respect the system volume.
On Fri, 27 Jun 2008, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
> I support this change, ï»¿assuming that volume 1.0 corresponds to
> digital 0 dB. This way, no volume adjustment is needed by default, which
> seems like a sensible... default.
On Fri, 27 Jun 2008, Chris Double wrote:
> I agree. I've noticed with the Firefox implementation that defaulting to
> 0.5 is too quiet and can cause a bit of confusion with people adjusting
> the system volume to make it louder - which makes other apps even
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