[whatwg] Apple Proposal for Timed Media Elements
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Mar 21 18:41:23 PDT 2007
On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Ian Hickson wrote:
> * The "mute" feature is IMHO better left at the UI level, with the API
> only having a single volume attribute. This is because there are
> multiple ways to implement muting, and it seems better to not bias the
> API towards a particular method.
> (I've seen three major muting interfaces: a mute button that sets a
> temporary override which is independent of volume, a mute button that
> simply sets the volume to zero, and a -20dB button that you hit two or
> three times to get to 0.)
> Having said that, without a mute API, the UA and the author UI can't
> stay synchronised with respect to mute state.
It was pointed out to me that the above reasoning was weak. I've added
'muted' to the spec.
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