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Re: Acessibility of <audio> and <video>

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 22:25:46 -0400
Message-ID: <48B4BB2A.5010607@mit.edu>
To: Dave Singer <singer@apple.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Dave Singer wrote:
> Then I think you're either looking for a spec. change to say that the 
> fallback content should be played if no source is acceptable

That's basically it, yes.

> But you do seem to be asking for the unification within the browser 
> anyway, in that you want the interface to <video> to be unchanged no 
> matter whether it used a <source> fellback to <object>.

Honestly, I hadn't even thought about that.  Partly because I personally 
wouldn't use the video DOM interface at all: I believe in the user 
viewing things the way they want to, not the way I want them to.  I can 
see how there could be problems here if one is trying to control the 
video with script....

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 27 August 2008 02:26:31 GMT

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