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[Bug 13624] <video> The pause-on-exit flag should lead to the paused for user interaction state

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Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2011 03:19:48 +0000
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--- Comment #3 from Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> 2011-08-20 03:19:47 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: The paused-for-user-interaction state is for states where the video
> is still technically playing (i.e. hitting "play" will not change anything).
> When you hit a pause-on-exit cue, on the other hand, it does a real pause as if
> the user hit the pause button (so hitting play would resume).

So, the paused-for-user-interaction state is only used when, e.g. the video
goes into network buffering mode because it has no further data to play?

I am wondering whether, when the screen reader asks the browser to pause with
the playback of a video and wait until a text cues has finished reading a
description, the UA should really continue to be in playing state and not throw
the onpause event and onplay event, because the pausing has been created by the
UA internally. OTOH, I guess the pause-on-exit cue does not have to be used for
extended text descriptions to enforce the "pausing" behaviour.

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