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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2010 23:16:33 -0500
Message-ID: <4B4954A1.1090909@mit.edu>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>, Kornel <kornel@geekhood.net>, public-html@w3.org
On 1/9/10 1:19 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>>> 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
>
> I agree. Maybe "progressive" is the correct word? (nipped from
> "progressive streaming", of course)

What about "playthrough" (as in, keep buffering at least until you would 
fire the canplaythrough event)?

-Boris
Received on Sunday, 10 January 2010 04:17:09 GMT

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