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Re: Feedback from FOMS

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 11:02:17 +0100
To: raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr
Cc: "Jack Jansen" <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl>, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, "Media Fragment" <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u66rh3p8sr6mfa@sisko>
On Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:23:34 +0100, Raphaël Troncy <raphael.troncy@cwi.nl>  

> 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's analogous to visiting page.html#section and scrolling away.  
So no, I don't think changing the history URLs is what we would do  
(pipeline playback state can be remembered in better ways that as a string  

The exact details are a bit unclear, but I suggest picking the simplest  
solution and solving the rest with JavaScript (or extra UI in non-browser  

Philip Jägenstedt
Core Developer
Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 10:03:00 UTC

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