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Re: Acessibility of <audio> and <video>

From: Dave Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 11:50:44 -0700
Message-Id: <p0624080cc4d8af428c34@[192.168.1.111]>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

At 14:44  -0400 25/08/08, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>Dave Singer wrote:
>>>That seems entirely unreasonable to me.  In particular, it doesn't 
>>>let me, as an author, try for a higher-quality codec with fallback 
>>>to a more commonly supported one.
>>
>>No, you mis-understand.  That case is precisely why multiple source 
>>elements are allowed.
>
>Hmm.  OK.  So I can fall back to a different codec using multiple 
><source>s.  I can't fall back to a video format that only has 
>plug-in support, though?

I don't know what you mean.  If the browser supports plug-able 
formats for audio and video elements, you can, yes.  How the browser 
chooses to support audio and video container and codec formats is 
entirely an engineering decision.
-- 
David Singer
Apple/QuickTime
Received on Monday, 25 August 2008 18:52:26 GMT

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