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Re: Clarification of reset behaviour

From: Brian Birtles <birtles@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2010 16:24:34 +1100
Message-ID: <65fa1621001092124m1047a47an8951ca7a7729ef56@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sjoerd Mullender <sjoerd@acm.org>
Cc: www-smil@w3.org
Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
> When you call endElement() on an element with no end attribute, you
> effectively add an end attribute, and the timing has to be recalculated
> with that (virtual) end attribute.  See [1] where it says that each
> endElement() call (and the other DOM calls) creates a single instance time.
>
> I can't find an explicit mention of this, so I think this might be a
> subject for an erratum.  It is certainly the intention that adding an
> instance to a time list behaves as if the attribute comes into being, if
> it wasn't there already.

Thanks for getting back to me on this. I think the erratum you
mentioned would be helpful as I don't think it's obvious that adding
an end instance time causes the timing model to behave as if an end
attribute was specified.

Thanks again.

Best regards,

Brian Birtles
Received on Sunday, 10 January 2010 05:25:27 GMT

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