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[Bug 12425] User interface of temporal media fragment URI in @src of video element

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--- Comment #2 from Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> 2011-04-06 13:23:01 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> What should happen if the user seeks outside the fragment, then seeks back and
> plays normally until the fragment end time? Does the video pause?
> 
> There are three options that I can see:
> 
> 1. always pause at the fragment end time during normal playback
> 2. never pause at the fragment end time
> 3. pause depending on whether the user has seeked outside the fragment range or
> not.
> 
> Option 3 is a bit risky, because a user trying to seek close to the beginning
> or end of a range will easily miss and end up outside of the range, irrevocably
> changing the behavior of the video. I think such a UI might be a bit too
> magical.
> 
> I don't (yet) have a strong opinion between option 1 and 2.

I have a fourth option: remove the fragment restriction as soon as the user
interacts with the resource's timeline, i.e. pauses, seeks. If the user doesn't
interact, then pause at the fragment end time.

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