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[whatwg] <video> element error handling

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:53:40 +0100
Message-ID: <op.uqzszqua64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:50:30 +0100, Nathanael Ritz <nathanritz at gmail.com>  
> "Content may be provided inside the video element. User agents should not
> show this content to the user; it is intended for older Web browsers  
> which do not support video, so that legacy video plugins can be tried,  
> or to show text to the users of these older browser informing them of  
> how to access the video contents."
> Could the language not be updated here to include showing fallback  
> content along side an alert) when video cannot be found or rendered?

The video and audio elements do not have fallback like the object or img  
element. They are different.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 07:53:40 UTC

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