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[whatwg] video tag : loop for ever

From: Michael <mike@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 12:03:05 +0900
Message-ID: <20081015030305.GA6432@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>, 2008-10-15 00:40 +0000:

> To be honest I'm not really convinced we need the looping feature at all. 
> It seems like we should drop this from the current version. What benefit 
> does it bring? Is looping really that common? If we got rid of it we could 
> find better ways of picking the start time.

Don't some (most?) video codecs/formats provide their own means
for specifying looping behavior? I know Quicktime .mov files seems
to at least.


Michael(tm) Smith
Received on Tuesday, 14 October 2008 20:03:05 UTC

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