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[whatwg] A slightly different use-case for shared workers

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 16:32:21 +0200
Message-ID: <op.ugnjz7k564w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 16:20:21 +0200, Cameron McCormack <cam at mcc.id.au>  
> Robert O'Callahan:
>> Why not just open new window and move the playing <audio> element from  
>> the old window into the new window? You might need to call play() on it  
>> again in the new window, but you shouldn't lose your place in the  
>> stream.
> Why shouldn?t that throw a WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR?

Because browsers knowingly violate the DOM and we now plan on updating the  
DOM specification to match the arguably more sane behavior of not throwing  
(and simply modifying ownerDocument).

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 29 August 2008 07:32:21 UTC

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