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Re: [whatwg] Video proposals

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 16:49:49 -0700
Message-Id: <3ADD3FF1-F697-476D-B402-6E63FB1DC48C@apple.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org, WHAT Working Group Mailing List <whatwg@whatwg.org>
To: matt@builtfromsource.com


On Mar 18, 2007, at 4:21 PM, Matthew Ratzloff wrote:

>
> "Slightly" more complex use case:
> <object classid="clsid:02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B"
>         codebase="http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab"
>         width="200"
>         height="16">
>     <param name="src" value="my-audio.mp3" />
>     <param name="autoplay" value="true" />
>     <param name="pluginspage"
> value="http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/" />
>     <param name="controller" value="true" />
>     <!--[if !IE]> <-->
>     <object data="my-audio.mp3" type="video/quicktime">
>         <param name="pluginurl"
> value="http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/" />
>         <param name="controller" value="true" />
>     </object>
>     <!--> <![endif]-->
>     This is a description of my audio file.
> </object>
> vs.
> <object src="my-audio.mp3">
>     <param name="autoplay" value="true" />
>     This is a description of my audio file.
> </object>

I don't think you can credit <object> for the simplification that  
results when you replace something that works across many browsers  
with something that doesn't.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Sunday, 25 March 2007 23:50:08 GMT

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