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[whatwg] video tag : loop for ever

From: Joćo Eiras <joao.eiras@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 17:55:06 +0100
Message-ID: <e72b1b360810150955n33dbec5fwe8c54c26789f66bf@mail.gmail.com>
> Is there any possible usefulness whatsoever in making playcount="0" not play the video at all?

That's what autoplay is for.


On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 5:53 PM, Andy Lyttle <whatwg at phroggy.com> wrote:
> On Oct 15, 2008, at 8:38 AM, Jo?o Eiras wrote:
>
>> Why not just assuming that playcount="0" means loops forever ?
>
> This was exactly my thought.
>
> If playcount="5" causes the video to be played 5 times, what should the
> result of each of these be?
>
> playcount="1"
> playcount="0"
> playcount="-5"
> playcount="foobar"
>
> Is there any possible usefulness whatsoever in making playcount="0" not play
> the video at all?  If not, I don't see a good reason not to use that to mean
> infinite looping.
>
> Either that, or some keyword, but I don't know what it should be.
>  "infinite" and "forever" come to mind.
>
> --
> Andy Lyttle
> whatwg at phroggy.com
>
>
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