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[Bug 12556] Define how currentTime is updated in terms of tasks

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Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> 2011-04-26 09:03:59 UTC ---
This is a companion bug to http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12267

Exactly when currentTime is updates isn't very well defined. There are
basically two options:

* Let it reflect reality, which could make it be out of sync with what could be
deduced from readyState and buffered. currentTime may change while a script is

* Define how it is updated in terms of tasks, so that it is always consistent
with the other HTMLMediaElement state and is never changed while a script is
executing, except perhaps when a script seeks.

As evident from the title of this bug, I would advocate the second.

It would be very interesting to hear from the Firefox developers, since it
appears they have already done something along these lines.

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