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Re: ... source element (description) ...

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2007 01:16:17 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0712020114480.3737@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Fri, 30 Nov 2007, Dr. Olaf Hoffmann wrote:
> >
> >http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/section-video.html#pick-a
> 
> Yes, that is similar to a switch, somehow a little bit simpler and a 
> little bit less flexible. Sometimes maybe the size or the default 
> 'noise-level' of the video may change with a different format, this may 
> cause some minor problems, for example how to set width and height and 
> for alternative formats?

I don't think this really affects most expected uses of <video>, so it's 
something we can leave to script for this version, I think.


> Interesting, that the source behaviour is described in the draft before 
> the source element itself is defined - maybe a hint for a bad document 
> structure, not sure about it.
>
> If it is intended, that 'normal' readers can understand the draft, I 
> think it is important to have a good document structure (I had already a 
> similar discussion about the current SMIL draft ;o) - but this is 
> sometimes not a really easy task.

Yeah I definitely need to move stuff around in that section to make it 
read better. I'll save your e-mail and address this when I next edit that 
section.

Cheers,
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