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[Bug 18865] New: <track> specify what happens with cues whose start/end times are outside the video timeline

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Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 01:27:46 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-18865-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: <track> specify what happens with cues whose start/end
                    times are outside the video timeline
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec
        AssignedTo: erika.doyle@microsoft.com
        ReportedBy: silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

Sometimes we have a cue on an active track that starts within the video's
timeline, but ends beyond the end of the video (maybe just ms beyond, because
different browsers calculate a video's duration differently or you get rounding
errors). We would like to see the onexit event being fired for such cues.

This opens door to a larger question: what to do with cues that start before
the video starts, but end within it? These should also have onenter events. It
would be nice to be able to deal with such cues, too, since in this way you can
create an explicit order of cues that should be displayed as the video starts,
e.g. if you want to display an ad from one track before you display a caption
and render it in the remaining space.

[ Duplicated as WHATWG spec bug at
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18864 ]

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