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Re: video size when aspect ratio is not 1

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 11:47:41 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909031146340.6775@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 31 Aug 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Aug 2009 23:39:51 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 Aug 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> > > 
> > > The spec should say how a video is to be sized when the video's 
> > > aspect ratio is not 1. It should say to adjust the width of the 
> > > video when aspect ratio is greater than 1, and adjust the height 
> > > when it is less than 1 (i.e. the video should always be scaled up).
> > 
> > Done.
> 
> Your change fixed something other than what I had in mind.
> 
> The following paragraph:
> 
> "The intrinsic width and intrinsic height of the media resource are the 
> dimensions of the resource in CSS pixels after taking into account the 
> resource's dimensions, aspect ratio, clean aperture, resolution, and so 
> forth, as defined for the format used by the resource."
> 
> ...doesn't say whether to scale up or down when taking into account 
> aspect ratio.

Wouldn't that be up to the video format?

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