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[Bug 12559] <video> Make paused true at playback end

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Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 04:40:52 +0000
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--- Comment #7 from Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> 2011-07-20 04:40:52 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> (In reply to comment #4)
> > 
> > I only just noticed that the MediaController's paused state is true when *any*
> > slave is paused.
> 
> I don't think that's accurate — what part of the spec says that?


I might have mis-read this part of the spec:

controller.paused
    Returns true if playback is paused; false otherwise. When this attribute is
true, any media element slaved to this controller will be stopped.

Does "any" in this sentence mean "all"?


> > The MediaController is representing the combined state of all slaves.
> > Therefore, a MediaController's paused state should be true only when *all*
> > slaves are paused (not when one of them is). Further, a pause() and play() call
> > on the controller need to be propagated to all slaves - I couldn't find this in
> > the spec.
> 
> The paused state of MediaControllers is mostly independent of the state of the
> slaves.
> 
> > Then, the combined resource will continue playing until all slaves reach ended,
> > at which point the controller reaches ended. Now, when all slaves have reached
> > ended, we could put them all into paused state, which is what a combined play
> > button would also show at this instance, thus removing the weird side-effect
> > that you pointed out.
> 
> Hm, interesting approach. Let me think about how to do that.

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