[whatwg] A slightly different use-case for shared workers

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Fri Aug 29 07:32:21 PDT 2008

On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 16:20:21 +0200, Cameron McCormack <cam at mcc.id.au>  
> Robert O'Callahan:
>> Why not just open new window and move the playing <audio> element from  
>> the old window into the new window? You might need to call play() on it  
>> again in the new window, but you shouldn't lose your place in the  
>> stream.
> Why shouldn’t that throw a WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR?

Because browsers knowingly violate the DOM and we now plan on updating the  
DOM specification to match the arguably more sane behavior of not throwing  
(and simply modifying ownerDocument).

Anne van Kesteren

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