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

From: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 14:02:23 -0800
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <8542C96B-213C-40F4-91D6-7497C822AEE2@apple.com>
To: Kornel <kornel@geekhood.net>

On Jan 8, 2010, at 3:09 AM, Kornel wrote:

>> Would it not be better to abandon autobuffer, and support a buffer
>> attribute? With values of buffer="yes" buffer="no" and buffer="auto",
>> which would be equivalent to how browsers handle no autobuffer now?
> 
> I suggest calling it preload (preload="no", preload="metadata", preload="all"?).
> 
  "all" is a poor choice because it may not be possible for the entire resource to be stored on the client machine, so you certainly don't want to preload the entire thing.

eric
Received on Friday, 8 January 2010 22:02:57 UTC

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