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Re: [SVG 1.2 Tiny] play, stop, pause, resume on video (ISSUE-2061)

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 13:52:06 -0400
Message-ID: <48D3E6C6.4010001@w3.org>
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Hi, Philippe-

Thanks for your comment.  The SVG WG will discuss it and get back to you
soon.  You can tack it here:

At the very least, having links or an overview that points between those
interfaces would be nice.  I don't know the reason for them being
separate, so I don't know if they can be merged; we will look at that.
(I'm all for simplifying where we can.)

-Doug, on behalf of the SVG WG

Philippe Le Hegaret wrote (on 9/19/08 11:59 AM):
> I've been playing with an HTML/JS/SVG demo to demonstrate the support of
> video and noticed something awkward in the SVG 1.2 Tiny specification.
> HTML 5 video supports play() and pause() (and stop() I think but it
> doesn't seem to be listed there?).
> SVG 1.2 has beginElement(), pauseElement(), resumeElement(),
> endElement(), and those four functions are defined in two different
> interfaces (one inherits from the other).
> I understand that it's quite late to ask for the methods to be renamed
> in SVG 1.2 Tiny (especially since those methods were defined by SMIL
> anyway) but, speaking from the point of a user, a note next to the
> ElementTimeControl interface pointing to the SVGTimedElement for further
> functions might be helpful.
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