[whatwg] Start position of media resources
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Apr 30 10:00:05 PDT 2009
On Thu, 30 Apr 2009, David Singer wrote:
> At 16:45 +0000 30/04/09, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Thu, 30 Apr 2009, David Singer wrote:
> > >
> > > If the resource is 'seekable' then time is relevant, and I agree
> > > that time should be a normal play time and run from 0 to duration.
> > That wouldn't address the use case of files that were split with
> > non-zero start times, though, where the author wants the original
> > range to be the one visible in the UI.
> The complexity of edited files is only really dealt with by embedded
> time-codes. A single segment is the beginning of a large can of worms;
> what do you want to have happen when there are two segments played
> consecutively? Following your logic, there would be a time-jump.
Yeah I'm not really sure how to handle this case. (I imagine it could get
even worse with multiple frames having the same timecode). I guess time is
linearised starting from the first frame's timecode?
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