Re: adding video and audio performance in charter

I also agree. Makes sense to do it in another draft. video is so slow
today and it is really important to have standard measurement defined
for it.


On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 7:46 AM, Philippe Le Hegaret <> wrote:
> 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.
> Philippe

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