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Re: Feedback from FOMS

From: RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:23:34 +0100
Message-ID: <4B600616.2040706@cwi.nl>
To: Philip Jšgenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
CC: Jack Jansen <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Hi Philip,

> Here's the behavior I intend for Opera eventually:
> #t=a,b loads the whole resource (conceptually, not network-wise), but
> sets the initial position to a and possibly highlights the range [a,b]
> in the UI in some special way. Typically, playback stops at b and if
> looping it restarts at a (seamlessly in a good enough implementation).
> If the user ever seeks outside of the range, the range no longer
> applies, it's possible to play from before it to after it without it
> stopping at b. When looping, seeking outside the range either causes
> looping to be ignored or looping always seeks back to a and restarts at
> b, this is a minor detail.

And what about the URL bar? Do you reset it?

> I think it would be wise to wait for multiple experimental
> implementations before putting any recommendations in the spec, as
> anything we write now will most likely be wrong. For now, suggestions
> can go on this list or the wiki, not in the spec. Also, HTML5 would be
> the appropriate place to specify how looping and media fragments interact.

I agree, though I don't know how to have this dicussion with the HTML5 
group. I guess Silvia and you are our liaison contacts being in both groups.


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