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Re: Feedback on MediaController

From: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 15:49:17 -0700
Cc: "public-html-a11y@w3.org Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-id: <6A06C47C-EBCF-44FD-BCBF-78BA39720812@apple.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On Apr 25, 2011, at 3:25 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

>>> As currently specified, grouped tracks always autoplay any tracks that 
>>> are labeled autoplay, and those that are not simply don't play (while 
>>> the controller's position advances regardless).
>>  I think it will be confusing for developers that some tracks in a 
>> group can play while others do not. It seems more logical to me that the 
>> playback state of all elements in a group should be kept in sync.
> I've fixed the playing-when-nothing-is-playing problem, but I strongly 
> disagree that we should always have all the tracks enabled at once. It 
> would be a pain to unhook a media element to stop a track from playing 
> instead of just pausing it.
I definitely didn't mean that we should require all tracks to be enabled at once, only that all enabled tracks in a group should play at the same time.

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