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Re: Should <video> buffer control be tri-state?

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 05:52:05 -0800
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <6223A0BD-BEE8-430A-A2DB-8C80951B24E7@apple.com>
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>

On Jan 5, 2010, at 5:23 AM, Shelley Powers wrote:

> Would it not be better to abandon autobuffer, and support a buffer
> attribute? With values of buffer="yes" buffer="no" and buffer="auto",
> which would be equivalent to how browsers handle no autobuffer now?

In light of subsequent discussion, I agree that a multi-valued  
attribute would be best, since we don't necessarily know the number of  
states up front.

> The reason I ask this, is I'm going to file a bug if one has not been
> filed--not to stop the discussion, but to ensure this important
> concern does not fall through the cracks. And if others want to file
> the bug instead, I won't -- I mainly just want to ensure this item is
> recorded and goes through proper channels.

I'm intending to file a bug as soon as the discussion is settled and I  
will outline the main approaches proposed in the discussion. I'm still  
holding off for a bit since discussion is still going.

Received on Tuesday, 5 January 2010 13:52:40 UTC

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