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[Bug 13276] Not allowing author or developer to have absolute control over media playback

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Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 12:52:59 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13276

--- Comment #10 from Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net> 2011-07-18 12:52:58 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #8)
> Is the problem that a user can seek in the video or pause it? If so, what ill
> effects can come of that? When seeking, to the page it will just take a
> longer/shorter time before the ended event is fired, which should not typically
> be a problem. For playing/pausing, if the page assumed that it was in control,
> it wouldn't listen to the play/pause events at all, so it would presumably be
> just as if the network came to a halt.
> 
> Some details on "there may be a good reason" might help.

And I'll ask in return: what was the technical reason for removing playback
control for the media elements from the web page author/developer?

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