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Re: [whatwg] preload="metadata" elements don't necessarily fire "canplay"

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015 23:17:06 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLYvCwj7WKdY4diQoL0gaJq3=pnXyXkPhFUSCGCb21x-Bg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip J├Ągenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Andrew Scherkus <scherkus@chromium.org>
On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 11:13 PM, Philip J├Ągenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
wrote:

> If the behavior could be made interoperable for when resources are not
> a problem, that would be a good start at least. The spec can say that
> the browser should at least try to ready HAVE_ENOUGH_DATA for
> preload="auto", to rule out artificial limits if any browser has them.
>

If that behavior is required for Web compatibility, then we should do it.
However I also think there's value in having a preload value that preloads
aggressively on some platforms but not on others.

Rob
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