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[whatwg] Restarting the media element resource fetch algorithm after "load" event

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 09:53:45 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600910081353t50678059ld03d3766ba7b3730@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 7:31 AM, Philip J?genstedt <philipj at opera.com> wrote:

> I wouldn't be particularly opposed to dropping the load event, unless
> there's a use case for the guarantee that the resource won't be evicted from
> cache as long as the page is loaded.
>

If there is a need for that, then I think we should add some kind of pinning
API, although I'm not sure how it would avoid the problem of greedy authors
pinning resources unnecessarily. But we'd have to consider the actual use
cases.

Rob
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