[whatwg] video tag : loop for ever

Charles McCathieNevile chaals at opera.com
Sat Sep 27 17:57:11 PDT 2008

On Sun, 28 Sep 2008 01:27:54 +1000, Jorgen Horstink  
<mail at jorgenhorstink.nl> wrote:

> I understand the conceptual problem with this, but why don't you just  
> use a large number? If the video is 1 sec, with a playcount set to  
> 9999999 it will keep running at least three months; longer than any  
> webpage is in memory.

Except if it is being used for an advertising display, or the like, and  
happens to be around for a long time. Why not define a way to say  
"forever" that means it (and doesn't require us to count the loops in our  



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