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[whatwg] When to stop <video> elements from playing

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 11:41:23 +0200
Message-ID: <op.t0fui9st64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Fri, 19 Oct 2007 11:34:31 +0200, timeless <timeless at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/19/07, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>> However, you'd probably want <audio> elements to be able to play
>> outside the document.
>
> personally, as a user, I want to be able to press the <stop> button on
> the audio content so that I can listen to the <video> in another
> browser window. How do I do that?

For that you need something in the browser UI. There's a large, maybe  
infinite, number of ways to make <audio> not visible even if it's within  
the DOM tree. For instance:

   audio { position:absolute; left:-1000px }


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Friday, 19 October 2007 02:41:23 UTC

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