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Re: [whatwg] <video> feedback

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 23:47:14 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jer Noble <jer.noble@apple.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1212212346190.21222@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Mark Callow <callow.mark@artspark.co.jp>
On Thu, 20 Dec 2012, Jer Noble wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2012, at 4:01 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > 
> > Should we add a preciseSeek() method with two arguments that does a 
> > seek using the given rational time?
> 
> This method would be more useful if there were a way to retrieve the 
> media's time scale.  Otherwise, the script would have to pick an 
> arbitrary scale value, or provide the correct media scale through other 
> means (such as querying the server hosting the media).  Additionally, 
> authors like Rob are going to want to retrieve this precise 
> representation of the currentTime.  If rational time values were 
> encapsulated into their own interface, a "preciseCurrentTime" (or 
> similar) read-write attribute could be used instead.

Ok. I assume this is something you (Apple) are interested in implementing; 
is this something any other browser vendors want to support? If so, I'll 
be happy to add something along these lines.

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