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[whatwg] HTMLMediaElement: static TimeRanges/ByteRanges

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 23:23:26 +0100
Message-ID: <1226010206.6755.35.camel@localhost>
On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 16:55 -0500, Jim Jewett wrote:
> Philip J?genstedt wrote:
> 
> > http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/video.html#dom-media-buffered
> 
> > "The buffered attribute must return a static normalized TimeRanges object"
> 
> > ... what does "static" mean in this context. I'm guessing that it means static in the
> > sense that the same object is returned each time.
> 
> I would have assumed exactly the opposite -- that "static" meant it
> wasn't live, and would not be updated as the buffering state and
> playing continued.

Actually, this does makes more sense. Otherwise ranges might be merged
as loading progresses with confusing results and exceptions. In any
event, since there were different interpretations it's probably best to
clarify this in the spec.

-- 
Philip J?genstedt
Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 6 November 2008 14:23:26 UTC

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