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Re: [MSE] Timestamp offset mechanism

From: Steven Robertson <strobe@google.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 11:07:44 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJtuSCuNRA9ZbQfRJEPbfBOw91PO7kYs0rDW4_65SEA21HiOjw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kevin Streeter <kstreete@adobe.com>
Cc: Duncan Rowden <Duncan.Rowden@bbc.co.uk>, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, Aaron Colwell <acolwell@google.com>, "public-html-media@w3.org" <public-html-media@w3.org>
On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Kevin Streeter <kstreete@adobe.com> wrote:
> Duncan,
>  I think the issue with this is that under the current media element model each element has an independent clock and buffer.  This means that you will get non-deterministic behavior when doing any kind of pause or switch behavior.  The only way to get truly seamless, deterministic splices is with a single clock and buffer.  Today that means a single media source.
>  Can anybody implementing the media playback UA confirm this argument?

This is absolutely true for the hardware platforms we're working on at YouTube.

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