[whatwg] HTML5 video: frame accuracy / SMPTE

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Sun Jan 23 17:23:36 PST 2011

On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj at opera.com>wrote:

> Since, as you say, the behavior is currently inconsistent, there is still
> time to agree on something that makes sense and have everyone implement
> that. I think the best default is keyframe seeking and haven't seen any
> strong arguments for accurate seeking as the default yet.

Accurate seeking should be the default because it's the simplest to spec and
will give the most predictable and consistent behavior across UAs, once all
UAs implement it.

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they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]

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