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Re: acceptable fallbacks [was: Re: Is longdesc a good solution? ...]

From: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 22:00:57 -0400
Message-ID: <fb6fbf560809101900q3bbb7b70s4669fd58575485a0@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, wai-xtech@w3.org

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 3:37 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:

> I put the "Please upgrade" stuff in there to emphasize that the content of
> the <video> element is not accessibility fallback but legacy browser
> fallback. Per spec, the text about upgrading is not rendered in
> <video>-supporting browser regardless of user's disability.

My browser is perfectly capable of running audio and (through plugins) video.

I choose to turn them off most of the time.  I will make that same
choice when they are "video" rather than "embed" or "object".

Are you saying that I should stop getting those annoying upgrade
pages, or that I should stop getting any warning at all of missed

Received on Thursday, 11 September 2008 02:01:37 UTC

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