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Bug 29372 - Add NotAllowedError exception
Summary: Add NotAllowedError exception
Alias: None
Product: WebAppsWG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: WebIDL (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Cameron McCormack
QA Contact: public-webapps-bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-01-13 10:53 UTC by Mounir Lamouri
Modified: 2016-11-02 22:20 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Mounir Lamouri 2016-01-13 10:53:36 UTC
We would like to add an exception when a media playback is rejected by the UA/system to the HTML specification [1] and there isn't really an exception matching the error we want to pin point:
- SecurityError is too strong.
- InvalidStateError would mean that the object isn't in a valid state which isn't true (could be the browser, the page, ...).
- AbortError isn't so bad but already used for user aborted.
- OperationError is quite hand-wavy.

I believe that a NotAllowedError could be a good error for UA/system blocked requests when done for reasons other than security (user experience mostly).

WDYT? :)

Comment 1 Domenic Denicola 2016-11-02 22:20:27 UTC
This was fixed at some point: