[whatwg] HTMLMediaElement: static TimeRanges/ByteRanges

Philip Jägenstedt 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.

Philip Jägenstedt
Opera Software

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