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Re: [XHTML 2] 24.1.3 delay mp3 playing (PR#7755)

From: Shane McCarron <xhtml2-issues@hades.mn.aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 10:02:09 -0600 (CST)
To: jim@jibbering.com
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-Id: <20060124160209.20A407B6AF@hades.mn.aptest.com>

Jim,

We have removed this paragraph - it added no value.  Thanks for pointing this
out.

> Dear HTML Working Group,
> 
> 24.1.3 says
> "Note that the MP3 file will be processed as soon as the object handler 
> interprets this object element declaration. It is possible to delay 
> processing of an object through the use of additional values defined within 
> the param element (described later). "
> 
> Nowhere later is it explained how to delay processing of an mp3 file, indeed 
> I can find no indication anywhere in the specification of how this could be 
> achieved.
> 
> Also I do not see why MP3 files are special that an XHTML 2 document 
> specifies a particular way of controlling the playback of them, please 
> either use SMIL for defining the playback behaviour of audio files or more 
> appropriately, simply leave it to implementations.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Jim Ley 
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2006 16:02:36 GMT

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