[foms] Proposal: adaptive streaming using open codecs
philipj at opera.com
Thu Nov 4 07:14:01 PDT 2010
On Mon, 01 Nov 2010 23:36:30 +0100, Christopher Blizzard
<blizzard at mozilla.com> wrote:
> On 10/29/2010 5:59 AM, Jeroen Wijering wrote:
>> with Event.ACTIVATE? Next, the frames that get dropped b/c the video is
>> not in focus are not counted.
> One of the reasons why we've got our own pipeline in Firefox was so that
> we could do optimizations like this. Basically if the video is obscured
> there's no reason to run the video decoder. Could save a lot of CPU &
> battery for a lot of use cases.
>> Perhaps even better to pause video when it's in a background tab.
>> Moreover, perhaps user-agents should enforce this ...
> We would LOVE to be able to enforce this. :)
When doing either of the above, what would you do when the video once
again becomes visible? Decode from the previous keyframe, or show nothing
until the next keyframe?
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