[whatwg] Synchronized play/seek of multiple <audio> elements?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Feb 26 00:44:48 PST 2009

On Thu, 19 Feb 2009, Biju Gm at il wrote:
> >
> > However, I've been unable to find any information on how to trigger 
> > several audio files in a synchronized manner.
> I wish this exist for VIDEO tag also. On Firefox nightly the situation 
> is even worse due to https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=476371
> One solution is watching "timeupdate" event on all items and .pause() 
> and .play() to make every thing in sync.

This really isn't a supported use case right now -- for this kind of 
thing, SMIL (e.g. in SVG) is the expected way to do it.

It's on the list of things to consider in the future, though.

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