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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 04:36:57 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1MP7qz-0008Gy-BN@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv31786

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
canPlayType() should return something that ToBoolean()s to false in the negative case, for sanity's sake. (whatwg r3384)

Index: Overview.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2514
retrieving revision 1.2515
diff -u -d -r1.2514 -r1.2515
--- Overview.html	10 Jul 2009 00:35:48 -0000	1.2514
+++ Overview.html	10 Jul 2009 04:36:53 -0000	1.2515
@@ -17493,25 +17493,24 @@
 
    <dd>
 
-    <p>Returns "no", "maybe", or "probably" based on how confident the
-    user agent is that it can play media resources of the given
-    type.</p>
+    <p>Returns the empty string (a negative response), "maybe", or
+    "probably" based on how confident the user agent is that it can
+    play media resources of the given type.</p>
 
    </dd>
 
   </dl><div class="impl">
 
-  <p>The <dfn id="dom-navigator-canplaytype" title="dom-navigator-canPlayType"><code>canPlayType(<var title="">type</var>)</code></dfn> method must return the string
-  "<code title="">no</code>" if <var title="">type</var> is <a href="#a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render">a
-  type that the user agent knows it cannot render</a>; it must
-  return "<code title="">probably</code>" if the user agent is
-  confident that the type represents a <a href="#media-resource">media resource</a>
-  that it can render if used in with this <code><a href="#audio">audio</a></code> or
-  <code><a href="#video">video</a></code> element; and it must return "<code title="">maybe</code>" otherwise. Implementors are encouraged to
-  return "<code title="">maybe</code>" unless the type can be
-  confidently established as being supported or not. Generally, a user
-  agent should never return "<code title="">probably</code>" if the
-  type doesn't have a <code title="">codecs</code> parameter.</p>
+  <p>The <dfn id="dom-navigator-canplaytype" title="dom-navigator-canPlayType"><code>canPlayType(<var title="">type</var>)</code></dfn> method must return the empty
+  string if <var title="">type</var> is <a href="#a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render">a type that the user
+  agent knows it cannot render</a>; it must return "<code title="">probably</code>" if the user agent is confident that the
+  type represents a <a href="#media-resource">media resource</a> that it can render if
+  used in with this <code><a href="#audio">audio</a></code> or <code><a href="#video">video</a></code> element;
+  and it must return "<code title="">maybe</code>"
+  otherwise. Implementors are encouraged to return "<code title="">maybe</code>" unless the type can be confidently
+  established as being supported or not. Generally, a user agent
+  should never return "<code title="">probably</code>" if the type
+  doesn't have a <code title="">codecs</code> parameter.</p>
 
   </div><div class="example">
 
@@ -17531,7 +17530,7 @@
    // but we have a plugin
    // so use plugin instead
    videoElement = document.createElement("embed");
- } else if (support == "no") {
+ } else if (support == "") {
    // no support from browser and no plugin
    // do nothing
    videoElement = null;
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