[whatwg] Delaying the media load event

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed May 27 05:21:53 PDT 2009

On Wed, 27 May 2009 14:16:46 +0200, Matthew Gregan <kinetik at flim.org> wrote:
> For a media element, the load event may fire before loadedmetadata and
> loadeddata.  So load does not mean that it's possible to paint into a  
> canvas yet.

Where did you read that? As far as I can tell it is not fired until the selected resource is completely loaded. I.e. as step 4 of the "resource fetch algorithm".

Anne van Kesteren

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