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Re: media element seek algorithm: don't throw

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 23:03:48 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601003250303i1adeb163w95856e21d199ef11@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:30 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> Can you ever evict past the current playback position? If so, what happens
> when you reach that point during playback?

For non-seekable resources we try very hard to not evict anything,
especially content after the current playback position, but in extreme cases
--- e.g., we need to free up space to allow other media elements to make
progress at all --- we will do that. If you reach the eviction point, we'll
have to reread the entire resource from the beginning to get to the needed

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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