[whatwg] Reworking the media load() algorithm so that it tries more than one video
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Nov 13 22:51:04 PST 2008
On Thu, 16 Oct 2008, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> > I am proposing changing the spec to make the load() not select a
> > resource. Instead, load() would immediately return, and the user agent
> > would then asynchronously try each resource that it might otherwise
> > use in turn, firing a single loadstart event at the start, lots of
> > progress events, and then a loadedmetadata or error event depending on
> > how things go.
> That sounds good.
I've now done this. This is a pretty big change. I'm sure I've screwed
something up in the process.
Implementors! Please let me know if you see anything newly broken with
loading resources! Thanks. :-)
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