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Re: Public feedback on HTML5 video

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2009 20:02:07 -0500
Message-ID: <7c2a12e20912281702w75adc440qf71287c2ace045c2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Edward O'Connor" <hober0@gmail.com>
Cc: Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com> wrote:
> Essentially, we have three things we'd like authors to be able to convey
> to the browser:
>
>  1. Do whatever the browser thinks best.
>
>  2. Please autobuffer.
>
>  3. Please *don't* autobuffer.

The question is whether 1 is needed in practice.  I don't see why it
is.  Authors could just include autobuffer if the video is likely to
be viewed (is the main point of the page), and not include it if not.
Received on Tuesday, 29 December 2009 01:02:39 UTC

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