Re: adding video and audio performance in charter

On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 10:10 +0530, Srirang Doddihal wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 7:22 PM, Philippe Le Hegaret <>
> wrote:
>         Mike Smith pointed out to me that there might interest in
>         doing
>         performance evaluation of audio and video. I thought this was
>         a good
>         idea and should be explicit that this is on the table as well,
>         even
>         though we don't necessarily need to address it in the first
>         version.
>         I added a few words in the charter:
>         [[
>         WebTiming
>                This specification defines an interface for web
>         applications to
>                access timing information related to navigation and
>         elements,
>                including video and audio performance.
>         ]]
> What metrics are being considered here? Because from what I know
> audio/video streaming bring in a whole new array of metrics like how
> long the video played, how much time was spent on buffering, no of
> rebuffers seen, no of disconnects and many more.
> Is the proposed analysis along similar lines or is it entirely
> different? Links to documents/reports related to this would be
> helpful.
> Also as Zhiheng said having this in a separate spec is a better idea.

I concurred with him as well since we don't have studies around. If
someone becomes interested, they can push it as a separate draft.


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