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Re: HTMLMediaElement defaultPlaybackRate and playbackRate

From: Pierre-Olivier Latour <pol@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 18:42:49 -0800
Cc: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F7041B9B-83F4-4E54-A277-CCC862C740C8@apple.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

>> Considering the above I still highly recommend we remove
>> "defaultPlaybackRate" as it's no the right solution no matter what,  
>> and
>> find a clean way to implement true FF playback DVD style which is 2x,
>> 4x, etc... (typically not 1.76x), has no audio, and skips frames.  
>> This
>> certainly sounds like an important feature.
>
> So how should fast forward and rewind look like in the API? I'm  
> happy to
> use another solution if there's a better one; my understanding was  
> that
> the current model was based on Apple's proposal. :-)


Well, there was an interesting confusion going on regarding playing at  
5x versus seeking at 5x (aka FF), which aren't quite the same, and we  
certainly need to sort this out :)

We'll provide some feedback on this issue soon

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Pierre-Olivier Latour - pol@apple.com
Rich Media Team - Apple, Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 2 December 2008 02:43:30 UTC

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