[whatwg] <video> abort and error should bubble for simplicity
philipj at opera.com
Wed Nov 11 07:36:35 PST 2009
Since we are no longer using progress events for media elements we don't
have the external requirement that abort/error shouldn't bubble. I'd like
them to bubble, because:
1. error events fired on <source> will bubble to <video>, which is quite
useful if one doesn't particularly care which source failed (one need not
register an event handler on each individual source attribute)
2. Implementors don't have to deal with the possibility that events of the
same name and type sometimes bubbles and sometimes not.
3. It's the same as for <img>, which all else equals seems nice and simple.
I'll note that <video> abort/error events in Firefox already seems to
bubble while they apparently don't in Safari. We'd like to align with
Firefox and have the spec changed.
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