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Re: ACTION-201: Write a paragraph, note to developers, that they can easily implement a javascript to forward the hash on the URI to the video element (Media Fragments Working Group)

From: Thomas Steiner <tomac@google.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 10:06:25 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTimys5_urwHDM5rDxUQ4fO=_O1d=tWViRpqrSe5Z@mail.gmail.com>
To: RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Hi all,

> I'm wondering if we should not provide a
> "mediafragment.js" implementation capable of parsing a URI and says whether
> or not it is strictly, or partly, or not at all a media fragment URI.
> Assuming you have such a js to import into your web page, one could use it
> to test whether the URL of a web page is a media fragment URI or not, and
> decides to either change the @src attribute of a media element or call the
> scrollTo() function and realize what you describe in the section 7.5.
> This js could then be seen as a complete client side parser of the media
> fragment URI syntax. Any taker?
How time-critical is this? If it's not time-critical (i.e., say, could
be finished only in January 2011), I'm happy to raise my hand.


Thomas Steiner, Research Scientist, Google Inc.
http://blog.tomayac.com, http://twitter.com/tomayac
Received on Wednesday, 1 December 2010 09:07:15 UTC

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