[whatwg] Proposal: Media element - add attributes for discovery of playback rate support

Brendan Long self at brendanlong.com
Thu Jul 18 13:13:03 PDT 2013

On 07/18/2013 06:54 AM, John Mellor wrote:
> If the user is speeding up playback to improve their productivity (spend
> less time watching e.g. a lecture), then they may well be willing to wait
> until enough of the video is buffered, since they can do something else in
> the meantime.
> For example by spending 30m buffering the first half of a 1 hour live
> stream, the user could then watch the whole hour at double speed.
This is how DVR's work with live TV and people seem to like it (well,
they like it more than not being able to fast-forward at all..).

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