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[Bug 18960] New: Define how AudioTrack.id & VideoTrack.id are generated

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Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:27:56 +0000
To: public-html-media@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-18960-5436@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: Define how AudioTrack.id & VideoTrack.id are generated
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Media Source Extensions
        AssignedTo: adrianba@microsoft.com
        ReportedBy: acolwell@chromium.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-media@w3.org

The current spec does not say how AudioTrack.id & VideoTrack.id are generated.
This needs to be defined because the underlying track IDs in the presentation
are not necessarily constant (see section 2.4 bullet 2).

My suggestion is for the UA to generate unique ID strings for each track that
stay constant throughout the presentation. I think allowing them to change
during playback would be very confusing to the web application.

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