[whatwg] Infinite loopcount for audio and video
sh at kobjects.org
Mon Apr 23 14:37:43 PDT 2007
I think in loopcount="forever" the units do not match (no unit / time).
I would prefer "Infinity" because it is a valid ECMAScript literal
(=1/0). "Indefinite" (=0/0 ?) looks really strange...
Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> loopcount="forever"? It looks better than "Inf".
> loopcount="-1"? Is a number, + a static constant for LOOPCOUNT_FOREVER in
> the DOM.
> Not that I consider the exact wording very important anyway.
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> To: Elliotte Harold; WHAT WG List
> Subject: Re: [whatwg] Infinite loopcount for audio and video
> Makes sense to me. If such a thing is not already spoken for why not aim
> toward a little consistency with pre-existing implementations, like in SVG,
> where it would be repeatCount="indefinite"?
> Not my favorite piece of nomenclature ever, but it's out there and has a
> user-base already.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Elliotte Harold" <elharo at metalab.unc.edu>
> To: "WHAT WG List" <whatwg at whatwg.org>
> Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 3:20 PM
> Subject: [whatwg] Infinite loopcount for audio and video
>> Is there a way to specify continuous looping for audio and video elements?
>> e.g. something like
>> <audio src="spacemusic.mp3"
>> autoplay="autoplay" loopcount="Inf" />
>> If not, should there be?
>> Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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