Re: Detailed review of 3.14.9. Media elements

On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Mihai Sucan wrote:
> > 
> > Not really. It's clear that the _user_ should be able to abort 
> > downloads, and indeed he already can. But why would the Web page 
> > author start a download just to cancel it?
> An application should be allowed to stop the download for the same 
> reasons a _user_ should be able to stop downloads.


> I wouldn't make a distinction between the application and the user 
> regarding 'reasons' for aborting downloads.

Why not?

I don't understand the use case for the feature you are requesting. It 
seems very much to be just a suggestion for "completeness", if you will.

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Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

Received on Monday, 29 October 2007 19:52:31 UTC