[whatwg] Start position of media resources
singer at apple.com
Wed Apr 8 09:25:09 PDT 2009
At 15:46 +1000 8/04/09, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 8:37 AM, David Singer <singer at apple.com> wrote:
> > But there is a huge difference between
>> a) the UA MUST optimize for the chosen fragment, and may/should offer the
>> rest of the resource to the user (at the possible expense of more network
>> b) the UA MUST only offer the chosen fragment to the user, and optimize
>> network traffic and downloads for just that section, and MUST NOT allow
>> navigation outside the indicated range
>> Unfortunately, it does make a difference to the page author which of these
>> is talked about (and, lacking anything else, (a) is probably what is
>Navigation outside the indicated range could be done in several ways -
>it does not have to be through indicating the full length of the
>resource in the timeline.
surely. but which one can the URL/page author expect? If I pick an
innocuous scene out of an R-rated movie and put it on a web page for
children, can they easily see other parts of the movie or not?
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