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[Bug 12426] Effect when @src of video element contains temporal media fragment URI and @loop

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Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:41:03 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12426

--- Comment #6 from Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> 2011-04-07 00:41:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> (In reply to comment #3)
> > (In reply to comment #2)
> > > (In reply to comment #1)
> > > > This is one of the corner cases with MF that has had me wondering what to do as
> > > > an implementor. Lacking strong use cases, I would prefer that the loop
> > > > attribute has no effect when used together with MF, to reduce the amount of
> > > > magical state.
> > > 
> > > The strong use case is simply the replay. Someone has carefully defined a
> > > temporal media fragment that illustrates a funny moment and wants to
> > > bookmark/share it. The loop on this media fragment will be to play and replay
> > > just this bit. For example, I just want to see the "trip over" of this rider in
> > > the Tour de France: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XycqQr03ba8#t=4,15
> > 
> > Personal preferences vary of course, but I'd prefer pressing play again to
> > replay the video, nothing is funny enough to loop indefinitely. However, the
> > issue is then what happens when you press play after pausing at the end of the
> > fragment range. What's the thinking on that? The user either wants to watch
> > from the beginning of range or keep watching past the end of the range, neither
> > is obviously the Right Thing´┐Ż.
> > 
> > In a way, things would be a lot simpler API- and UI-wise if a temporal range
> > was more of a crop than a focus. That's not a great user experience though, so
> > I digress...
> 
> In my mind, a loop goes over the given resource, which in this case is the
> fragment. As soon as the user interacts with the resource, however, we break
> out of the loop state.

s/loop/fragment/ - sorry

> For example, if the user pauses at the end, then the
> next 'play' will continue. Or if the user seeks anywhere, then we revert to the
> full timeline.

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