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[whatwg] autobuffer on "new Audio" objects

From: Adam Shannon <ashannon1000@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2009 19:36:09 -0500
Message-ID: <3c4f8cda0907051736v2ba8d3dar9822cccb1474c9e6@mail.gmail.com>
What about slower, public, or WIFI connections that can't support 5 people
going to yahoo.com and having audio of interviews load?  Yahoo would think
that everyone would want to listen to at least the first ~15-30 seconds.

On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 7:27 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org>wrote:

> When script creates an audio element using the "new Audio" constructor, the
> 'autobuffer' attribute should be automatically set on that element.
> Presumably scripts will only create audio elements that they actually intend
> to play.
>
> Rob
> --
> "He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
> the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
> healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
> own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
> 53:5-6]
>



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- Adam Shannon ( http://ashannon.us )
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