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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 14:31:35 -0400
Message-ID: <48D3F007.6050703@w3.org>
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
CC: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>, www-svg@w3.org

Hi, Philippe-

Philippe Le Hegaret wrote (on 9/19/08 1:24 PM):
> Finally, declarative methods or not, it doesn't change the fact that the
> current definition in uDOM is awkward from a user point of view (note
> that I did not say broken, just awkward). I'm happy to agree that it's a
> minor fact that users will get over relatively easily but, as a user,
> play() is more attractive than beginElement() when doing videos.

Agreed.  Add to that the disparity in SVG and HTML between the
functionality and method names, and we end up with a total package that
is more confusing and harder to use for authors (not users, hopefully).

Maybe this is something that the upcoming video Working Groups can help

-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
Received on Friday, 19 September 2008 18:32:10 UTC

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