[whatwg] Media elements statistics

Steve Lacey sjl at chromium.org
Thu Jan 27 16:18:31 PST 2011

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Chris Double <chris.double at double.co.nz> wrote:
> 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.

Yeah - I'd also add audioBytesDecoded to the audio element, which is
an unpleasant dupe.

> Note that the Mozilla implementation I proposed has had a counter
> proposal by another mozilla developer and is being developed further.
> See:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=580531

Thanks. Taking a further look at that.

> Chris.
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