[whatwg] Restarting the media element resource fetch algorithm after "load" event
philipj at opera.com
Fri Oct 9 00:39:10 PDT 2009
On Thu, 08 Oct 2009 22:53:45 +0200, Robert O'Callahan
<robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 7:31 AM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj at opera.com>
>> I wouldn't be particularly opposed to dropping the load event, unless
>> there's a use case for the guarantee that the resource won't be evicted
>> cache as long as the page is loaded.
> If there is a need for that, then I think we should add some kind of
> API, although I'm not sure how it would avoid the problem of greedy
> pinning resources unnecessarily. But we'd have to consider the actual use
I'd say that the autobuffer attribute is exactly that API, which gives
both author control and browser liberty to ignore it when necessary.
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