[whatwg] Video : Slow motion, fast forward effects

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 12:24:06 PDT 2008

Hello Ian,

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 3:41 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:


> On Thu, 7 Aug 2008, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> >
> > This feature would be used to implement "scrubing".  Like what you see
> > in Non-Linear Editors... for making movies, etc.  (I.e., grabbing the
> > "position handle" of the player, and moving it forwards and backwards
> > through the video, and varying speeds, to find what you are looking
> > for.)
> >
> > In those types of applications, the audio is on.  And it is important
> > for usability, for the video editor to hear the sound.
> I agree that on the long term we would want to provide this, but I think
> that is something we should offer as a separate feature (e.g. a flag that
> decides whether reverse-playback audio is muted or not, defaulting to true
> for compatibility with today).

If there's some way of turning this feature "on" (when it is available)...
that would be sufficient for scrubbing AFAICT.

Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.
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