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[Bug 12405] <video> There's a problem with overlaying a sign-language video and using native controls, because the overlaid video overlaps the native controls

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Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 02:41:00 +0000
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--- Comment #8 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-08-11 02:40:59 UTC ---
It doesn't say _what_ to do with the native controls. That's up to the UA. It
could be an entirely separate window, for instance.

Anyway, if the author is positioning the sign-language tracks, then he's almost
certainly also going to want to do his own controls. Who's going to have time
to do sign-language tracks but not custom UI? If he's not positioning the
sign-language tracks (e.g. just putting them side-by-side) then it's not an

I suppose I could mention the issue in the rendering section, so that
implementors who read that section are aware of it, would that be satisfactory?

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