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[whatwg] Infinite loopcount for audio and video

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 08:16:59 +0200
Message-ID: <op.tq9yelbp64w2qv@id-c0020>
On Mon, 23 Apr 2007 21:32:57 +0200, ddailey <ddailey at zoominternet.net>  
> Makes sense to me. If such a thing is not already spoken for why not aim  
> toward a little consistency with pre-existing implementations, like in  
> SVG, where it would be repeatCount="indefinite"?
> Not my favorite piece of nomenclature ever, but it's out there and has a  
> user-base already.

Given that language is already spelled wrong remarkably often introducing  
indefinite as attribute value might not be a good idea. Besides that, the  
WHATWG specification already breaks with the SMIL model so just copying  
some bits doesn't seem like a good justification for consistency.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 23 April 2007 23:16:59 UTC

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