[whatwg] HTMLMediaElement: static TimeRanges/ByteRanges
philipj at opera.com
Thu Nov 6 14:23:26 PST 2008
On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 16:55 -0500, Jim Jewett wrote:
> Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
> > http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/video.html#dom-media-buffered
> > "The buffered attribute must return a static normalized TimeRanges object"
> > ... what does "static" mean in this context. I'm guessing that it means static in the
> > sense that the same object is returned each time.
> I would have assumed exactly the opposite -- that "static" meant it
> wasn't live, and would not be updated as the buffering state and
> playing continued.
Actually, this does makes more sense. Otherwise ranges might be merged
as loading progresses with confusing results and exceptions. In any
event, since there were different interpretations it's probably best to
clarify this in the spec.
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