[whatwg] Spec comments, section 4.8
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Sep 2 15:17:27 PDT 2009
On Fri, 28 Aug 2009, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 10:23 PM, Ian Hickson<ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> >> Is "The user agent stops fetching the media data before it is
> >> completely downloaded" really a good description for abort? It can
> >> trigger during the NETWORK_LOADED state, can't it? Also, doesn't it
> >> only fire when the load is aborted by the user or a script?
> > Not sure what you mean. When else would it abort? What other
> > description would you use?
> "The user agent stops fetching the media data before it is completely
> downloaded" implies that 1) it cannot occur after the media is
> completely downloaded,
> and 2) it will fire if the user agent stops for any reason, e.g., if the
> network connection fails or the server closes the connection.
I've added a mention that this is not an error condition. Does that work?
> As far as I'm reading the normative portion of the spec, neither of
> those points is true.
(I've made the section explicitly non-normative.)
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