[whatwg] HTMLMediaElement timeupdate when starting new load

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 23 18:17:30 PDT 2010

On Fri, 23 Jul 2010, Chris Pearce wrote:
> In the media element load algorithm, step 4 resets the current playback 
> position to 0 if the media element has a previously or partially loaded 
> resource. I think we should send a "timeupdate" event if this causes the 
> current playback position to change. This is makes it easier for 
> controls UI to keep their playback positions up-to-date with the actual 
> playback position, and it makes sense to send a timeupdate event since 
> we are changing the current time.
> You could argue that sending a timeupdate event in step 4 of the load 
> algorithm is implied by changing the current playback position, but the 
> spec is explicit everywhere else that we send timeupdate events, so it 
> would be nice to be explicit here too.


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