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[whatwg] A new attribute for <video> and low-power devices

From: Benjamin M. Schwartz <bmschwar@fas.harvard.edu>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 10:59:03 -0400
Message-ID: <4A1177B7.7000607@fas.harvard.edu>
Simon Pieters wrote:
> Is there a problem with always falling back to the poster image and just
> play the video (full-screen or on-top) when the user indicates he wants
> to see the video?

If every menu button has a <video> tag associated with it to show a little
3D animation, then (a) how do you indicate to the user that it is a video
without disrupting the page layout?, and (b) how do you allow the user to
request playback without interfering with the function of the button?

--Ben

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