[whatwg] Video playback quality metric

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Tue Feb 10 09:02:24 PST 2009

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 1:54 AM, Michael A. Puls II
<shadow2531 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Flash has low, medium and high quality that the user can change (although a
> lot of sites/players seem to rudely disable that option in the menu for some
> reason). This helps out a lot and can allow a video to play better. I could
> imagine an "Auto" option too that automatically switched quality as
> necessary to get decent playback.

Isn't that rendering quality? That can of course be adjusted by the
browser, dynamically and/or according to a user setting, with or
without a javascript interface.


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