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

On Thu, 08 Oct 2009 23:19:28 +0200, Robert O'Callahan  
<robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 6:42 AM, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson at apple.com>  
> wrote:
>>   I am not worried about the aesthetics of not having the event.  I am
>> somewhat concerned about existing content that uses it (including many  
>> of
>> the WebKit layout tests :-( ), but I think we will be better off in the  
>> long
>> run if we get rid of the event and network state now.
> Me too. I'm game if you are!
> So I propose:
> 1) Remove the NETWORK_LOADED state and "load" and "loadend" events from
> media elements.

'loadend' also fires after 'abort' and (when using the src attribute)  
'error'. Should that stay as is, or also be removed?

> The resource fetch algorithm simply never transitions from
> step 2 to step 3.
> 2) Modify Gecko and Webkit accordingly.
> If we do part 2, which I think is already permitted by the spec, then
> authors will stop depending on "load" whether or not we get consensus for
> altering the spec.
> Rob

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Thursday, 8 October 2009 23:42:12 UTC