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Re: Events and <video controls>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 00:21:41 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906120021310.1648@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 27 May 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
>
> We're considering making the browser eat mouse and keyboard events when 
> the user uses the browser's controls for <video controls> and <audio 
> controls>. This is in order to side-step the issue about what should 
> happen when the author does .preventDefault, and also to be able to do 
> <a href><video controls> and make the link not be followed when the user 
> clicks play. (Even with <a href><video> the controls can be available if 
> scripting is disabled or the user makes them available from the context 
> menu.)
> 
> Thus we suggest that no events be fired when the user uses the native 
> controls.
> 
> This would also mean that <video controls> and <audio controls> don't 
> need to be "interactive content" wrt content models.

Do other implementors have any opinions on this?

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