[whatwg] <video>: togglePause() versus pause()

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Mon Mar 19 03:19:17 PDT 2007

On Sun, 18 Mar 2007 22:09:02 +0100, Magnus Kristiansen  
<magnusrk+whatwg at pvv.org> wrote:
> I would suggest the opposite. For basic actions like play and pause,  
> play() and pause() are the most natural options. I question whether we  
> need a command to toggle between play/pause at all. Any UI which uses a  
> combined play/resume button has to know which state it is, so it already  
> knows which command is relevant.

Yeah, I suppose that makes sense. I just noticed that the specification  
has a note in the source of making <video> an element with activation  
behavior whose default action would be to trigger togglePause()... That  
might actually be interesting.

Anne van Kesteren

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