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Re: 'loadend' event on media elements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 02:06:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908140205520.6420@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 6 Aug 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> The Progress Events spec talks about a 'loadend' event that is to be 
> fired after load, error or abort. However, HTML5 doesn't say anything 
> about loadend for <video> and Firefox, Chrome and Safari don't fire 
> loadend.
> What do we want to do with loadend?

On Fri, 7 Aug 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> When a media element has <source> children (and no src=''), the load 
> might never complete, so in that case there would be no loadend event 
> unless you got an abort or load event. When it has src='', you would 
> always get a loadend event.

What's the difference between 'load' and 'loadend'?

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