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Re: MediaStream: multiple consumer case

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 15:43:08 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnVF1waU3ZA+brC6aZC6qSwC1jx7DXa8Rjpe294ORjFd4g@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On 3 April 2013 13:59, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 8:57 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> This is different from a static source, which we can choose not to
>> draw from and its state wont change when we come back.  Playing out
>> from a file is one example of a static source.  The MediaStream that
>> might be generated from a paused file source would still flow, but it
>> would be empty (silent or black) during the pause.
>>
>
> MediaStreams from paused sources should repeat the last video frame, not
> display black (or transparent).

Right.  Audio would go to silent, but pause for video is a repeat.  I
imagine that smell would go quiescent (analogous to audio) whereas
haptics would stop moving (analogous to video).
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