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Re: [mediacapture-main] MediaStream in HTMLMediaElement: Does it have a first frame? (#555)

From: Andreas Pehrson via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:49:28 +0000
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whatwg/media seems to say that MediaStreams do indeed have a first frame, and there are other types of streams that can be real-time and still have a first frame.

This makes sense to me, and the logic checks out. Yet no major browser engine seems to load the first frame before playing, see https://github.com/whatwg/html/issues/4215#issuecomment-446558960.

Do people here know whether there's a rationale behind the current behavior, or if it's an oversight in the implementations?

Firefox's behavior predates my time at Mozilla, so I cannot comment on the reasoning there. I'd be curious to hear the other vendors' arguments.

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