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Scott Downe

video.duration() is not reliable

Reported by Scott Downe | December 17th, 2010 @ 05:17 PM | in 0.4

Not having the proper duration will completely break popcorn. No matter the smallest chance, if we don't have that, we cannot pad the end of the tracks array, thus we will break.

I propose this solution:

( isNaN( video.duration ) ? Number.MAX_VALUE : video.duration + 1 )

if the video will never have duration, it will return NaN, if so, we set it to the max number.

Another solution is to check if the video's current position is greater than the recorded duration, and if so, update the recorded duration.

But it is clear using duration alone is not going to work.

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Popcorn.js is an HTML5 video framework that lets you bring elements of the web into your videos.

Popcorn.js is a project of Web Made Movies, Mozilla's Open Video Lab.

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