[whatwg] Media elements statistics

Chris Double chris.double at double.co.nz
Thu Jan 27 15:38:26 PST 2011

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Steve Lacey <sjl at chromium.org> wrote:
> But for the media element I'd like to propose raw bytes instead of a
> rate as this allows the developer to construct their own rates (if
> needed) based on whatever window they want. It would also be useful to
> separate audio from video. A suggestion might be:

Raw bytes sounds good.

> unsigned long audioBytesDecoded;
> unsigned long videoBytesDecoded;
> Though this seems a little strange to have these specifically on the
> media element as they reference particular media types. Another idea
> would be to move these to the video element and also add
> audioBytesDecoded to the audio element.

Moving them to the video and audio element would mean you can't get
the audioBytesDecoded on a video element which is what I'm assuming
you want by having the two values.

Note that the Mozilla implementation I proposed has had a counter
proposal by another mozilla developer and is being developed further.



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