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Re: ISSUE-78: HTML5 stalled and suspend progress events [Progress Events]

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 11:30:39 +1100
To: "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.umweddjdwxe0ny@widsithpro.lan>

On Sun, 26 Oct 2008 07:45:10 +1100, Web Applications Working Group Issue  
Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:

> ISSUE-78: HTML5 stalled and suspend progress events [Progress Events]

Closed, by adding these events to the spec as things that conformant specs  
may use (and should, if they are going to provide such functionality).

cheers

Chaals

> http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/track/issues/78
>
> Raised by: Philip Jägenstedt
> On product: Progress Events
>
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#mediaevents
>
> The events in HTML 5 fired for the media elements (<video>+<audio>) are  
> called ProgressEvents and are intended to eventually refer to the  
> Progress Events spec.
>
> Currently the HTML5 draft specifies two events not covered by the  
> Progress Events draft: stalled and suspend
>
> These should be added to the draft, I suggest the following phrasing:
>
> Name / Description / How often? / When?
>
> stalled / The operation is unexpectedly not progressing / zero or more /  
> May be dispatched zero or more times after a loadstart event, before any  
> error, abort or load event is dispatched
>
> suspend / The operation is temporarily suspended / zero or more / May be  
> dispatched zero or more times after a loadstart event, before any error,  
> abort or load event is dispatched
>
> Rationale:
>
> Stalled is used to signal that the download is for some reason not  
> progressing, but the user agent has not yet given up and fired an error  
> event. In HTML5 this happens when no data has been received for  
> approximately 3 seconds.
>
> Suspend is used to signal that the user agent is deliberately pausing  
> the download. In the case of audio/video, the user agent may initially  
> download only a portion of the file and fetch the rest only when/if the  
> user plays the audio/video to a point where it is needed.
>
>
>
>



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