[whatwg] media elements: Relative seeking
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 1 18:21:29 PST 2008
On Tue, 2 Dec 2008, Chris Double wrote:
> It's not possible to always provide accurate values for duration - we've
> already discussed that and you suggested estimating. I don't see that as
> an accurate value.
The spec does allow for estimations and provides for the estimate being
> Can you link to the post where implementors said they would always
> provide accurate values?
The attributes were removed based on:
> The only accurate value I can provide with Ogg is the exact duration if
> the http server supports byte range requests, or some other out of band
> duration metadata (X-Content-Duration, etc). Without byte range
> requests, accurate duration is not possible.
That's fine, just update it as you get more info.
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