[whatwg] Restarting the media element resource fetch algorithm after "load" event
simonp at opera.com
Thu Oct 8 23:42:12 PDT 2009
On Thu, 08 Oct 2009 23:19:28 +0200, Robert O'Callahan
<robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 6:42 AM, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson at apple.com>
>> I am not worried about the aesthetics of not having the event. I am
>> somewhat concerned about existing content that uses it (including many
>> the WebKit layout tests :-( ), but I think we will be better off in the
>> run if we get rid of the event and network state now.
> Me too. I'm game if you are!
> So I propose:
> 1) Remove the NETWORK_LOADED state and "load" and "loadend" events from
> media elements.
'loadend' also fires after 'abort' and (when using the src attribute)
'error'. Should that stay as is, or also be removed?
> The resource fetch algorithm simply never transitions from
> step 2 to step 3.
> 2) Modify Gecko and Webkit accordingly.
> If we do part 2, which I think is already permitted by the spec, then
> authors will stop depending on "load" whether or not we get consensus for
> altering the spec.
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