[whatwg] Media elements statistics

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Thu Mar 31 19:07:44 PDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Chris Pearce <chris at pearce.org.nz> wrote:

> 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.

Yeah, just to be clear, we don't necessarily think that everything in our
stats API should be standardized. We should wait and see what authors
actually use.

"Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
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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