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Re: Should <video> buffer control be tri-state?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 10:15:20 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601001031315h644878a6w5c73d0e57372aa8b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, "Edward O'Connor" <hober0@gmail.com>, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 12:37 AM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>wrote:

> Replace it with a single multi-state attribute like "buffering" instead.
> Values "none", "auto" (the default) and "full", or similar. Unless there's a
> cleaner way to represent the semantics "this is (un)likely to be used"....
>

I'm still unconvinced three states will actually be needed, but this
proposal sounds OK to me. At least it's forwards-extensible if more than two
states do turn out to be needed.

Rob
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