[whatwg] Remove addCueRange/removeCueRanges

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Sat Aug 22 05:49:23 PDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 8:04 PM, Max Romantschuk <max at romantschuk.fi> wrote:

> Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>> Precision is influenced more strongly by the temporal
>> resolution of the decoding pipeline rather than the polling resolution
>> for currentTime. I doubt the previous implementations of "start" and
>> "end" gave you a 3 sample accurate resolution even for wav files.
> I'll chime in here, having done extensive work with audio and video codecs.
> With current codec implementations getting sample- or frame-accurate
> resolution is largely a pipe dream. (Outside of the realm of platforms
> dedicated to content production and playback.) Especially for video there
> can be several seconds between keyframes, frame-accurate jumps requiring
> complex buffering tricks.

Those tricks aren't that hard, at least for Theora; we do them in Firefox.

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