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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:44:35 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1QCeGJ-00062U-4u@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv23187

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Clarify that <video> and <audio> can both be used for both audio and video. (whatwg r6020)

Index: Overview.html
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.4840
retrieving revision 1.4841
diff -u -d -r1.4840 -r1.4841
--- Overview.html	20 Apr 2011 00:42:16 -0000	1.4840
+++ Overview.html	20 Apr 2011 20:44:30 -0000	1.4841
@@ -21105,7 +21105,7 @@
   </dl><p>A <code><a href="#video">video</a></code> element is used for playing videos or
-  movies.<p>Content may be provided inside the <code><a href="#video">video</a></code>
+  movies, and audio files with captions.<p>Content may be provided inside the <code><a href="#video">video</a></code>
   element<span class="impl">. User agents should not show this content
   to the user</span>; it is intended for older Web browsers which do
   not support <code><a href="#video">video</a></code>, so that legacy video plugins can be
@@ -21757,7 +21757,11 @@
   section applies equally to <a href="#media-element" title="media element">media
   elements</a> for audio or for video. The term <dfn id="media-resource">media
   resource</dfn> is used to refer to the complete set of media data,
-  e.g. the complete video file, or complete audio file.<div class="impl">
+  e.g. the complete video file, or complete audio file.<p class="note">Both <code><a href="#audio">audio</a></code> and <code><a href="#video">video</a></code>
+  elements can be used for both audio and video. The main difference
+  between the two is simply that the <code><a href="#audio">audio</a></code> element has no
+  playback area for visual content (such as video or captions),
+  whereas the <code><a href="#video">video</a></code> element does.<div class="impl">
   <p>Except where otherwise specified, the <a href="#task-source">task source</a>
   for all the tasks <a href="#queue-a-task" title="queue a task">queued</a> in this
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