[whatwg] <video> feedback
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Dec 20 22:16:05 PST 2012
On Fri, 21 Dec 2012, Mark Callow wrote:
> On 2012/12/21 2:54, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Thu, 20 Dec 2012, Mark Callow wrote:
> >> I draw your attention to "Don't Store that in a float
> >> <http://randomascii.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/dont-store-that-in-a-float/>"
> >> and its suggestion to use a double starting at 2^32 to avoid the issue
> >> around precision changing with magnitude as the time increases.
> > Everything in the Web platform already uses doubles.
> Yes, except as noted by Boris. The important point is the idea of using
> 2^32 as zero time which means the precision barely changes across the
> range of time values of interest to games, videos, etc.
Ah, well, for <video> that ship has sailed, really.
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