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Re: Change Proposal for ISSUE-147

From: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 11:54:48 -0700
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Frank Olivier <Frank.Olivier@microsoft.com>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <21DAE691-BF01-48B6-B3D4-40F1740BDC99@apple.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On Mar 17, 2011, at 12:25 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Thu, 17 Mar 2011, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>> 
>> Maybe it's better to make a differentiation explicit on playbackRate, such as:
>> * defaultPlaybackRate - continues to be the recommended playback rate
>> for the video
>> * requestedPlaybackRate - is the rate that the author/user requested
>> it to be played back
>> * actualPlaybackRate - is the actual rate at which the browser is
>> managing to play it back (read-only)
> 
> Something like that would work too, sure. The idea being that the author 
> can get information from the UA about the actual results the UA is 
> succeeding in providing, while the UA has the instructions from the author 
> (as it does today) regarding the rate it _should_ be playing at.
> 
  This would work for WebKit, where not all ports are able to determine the playback rates that are supported a priori. WebKit currently attempts to set the rate to whatever the user requests, and returns the actual playback rate for 'playbackRate'.

eric
Received on Thursday, 17 March 2011 18:55:24 UTC

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