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Re: [progress-events] stalled, lengthComputable, loadstart vs begin

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 17:32:25 -0700
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4AA2E968-609A-4C0D-82E1-239D580194FB@apple.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


On Jul 25, 2007, at 6:49 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> * HTML 5 suggests "begin" as name for the first event rather than
>   "loadstart". I like "begin" better, but I care mostly about them
>   being the same.
>
> * HTML 5 has an event called "stalled" that is dispatched after there
>   are three seconds of no progress at all so you do not have to
>   create your own timer scripts.

3 seconds of no progress might not be out of the ordinary depending on  
connection speed and distance to the host. This seems pretty arbitrary.

  - Maciej

>
>
> * I think it would make sense if lengthComputable and total started
>   in the same way. So either lengthComputable and length or total and
>   totalComputable (or totalKnown).
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> -- 
> Anne van Kesteren
> <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
> <http://www.opera.com/>
>
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