Open Bug 1328056 Opened 8 years ago Updated 2 years ago

Sound indicator blinks on Youtube when I switch to tab


(Core :: Audio/Video: Playback, defect, P3)





(Reporter: arni2033, Unassigned)



(Keywords: regression)

>>>   My Info:   Win7_64, Nightly 49, 32bit, ID 20160526082509
0.(new versions) Open about:config, set "browser.tabs.delayHidingAudioPlayingIconMS" to 0
1. Open
2. Open in a new selected tab
3. Wait more than 10 seconds
4. Click on the tab from Step 1

AR:  Sound indicator in the tab from Step 1 briefly disappears and appears again
ER:  Sound indicator should be constantly displayed (assuming you performed STR_1 in less than 141s)

This is regression from bug 1224973. Regression range:

Note:  See bug 1239372 comment 18, bug 1239372 comment 20:
> > IMMO, the platform audio notification should be reflected the audio playing
> > state precisely. If we want to do some delay, it might be implemented in
> > front-end code for each different platform.
> > 
> > Eg. The media control interface on Fennec is also depend on the platform
> > audio notification to decide when it should be show/hide. And I don't want
> > to delay the hiding time for that.
> Yes, you are right. We shouldn't lie about when the audio stops. The delay
> should remain a front-end feature.@ Dan Glastonbury :kamidphish (PTO 19-Dec-16 to 13-Jan-17):
It seems that this is a regresion caused by your change. Please have a look.
No longer blocks: 1277113
Component: Untriaged → Audio/Video: Playback
Product: Firefox → Core
Jared - this doesn't look like a platform issue. Can you shed some light on this?
Flags: needinfo?(jaws)
There is discussion about this in bug 1337492. It appears related to how SVG graphics are loaded and painted.
Flags: needinfo?(jaws)
Severity: normal → S3
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