[whatwg] Media elements statistics

Chris Pearce chris at pearce.org.nz
Thu Mar 31 17:33:04 PDT 2011

On 1/04/2011 12:22 p.m., Steve Lacey wrote:
> Chris - in the mozilla stats, I agree on the need for a frame count of 
> frames that actually make it the the screen, but am interested in why 
> we need both presented and painted? Wouldn't just a simple 'presented' 
> (i.e. presented to the user) suffice?

We distinguish between "painted" and "presented" so we have a measure of 
the latency in our rendering pipeline. It's more for our benefit as 
browser developers than for web developers.


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