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[whatwg] A slightly different use-case for shared workers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 00:46:13 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0808280045120.7044@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 27 Aug 2008, Aaron Boodman wrote:
> >
> > Why not just open new window and move the playing <audio> element from 
> > the old window into the new window? You might need to call play() on 
> > it again in the new window, but you shouldn't lose your place in the 
> > stream.
> 
> Hm, that is a good point. I didn't consider the the audio object would 
> keep playing smoothly when moved between documents. That seems unlikely 
> to be reliable across implementations, but I'll keep my fingers crossed :).

We can create a test that keeps switching an <audio> element from one 
document to another 250 times a second and check that it plays smoothly 
the whole time. That seems like a good thing to have in our test suite. :-)

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