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Re: [whatwg] Should <video controls> generate click events?

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 08:46:27 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2=UhvLXsb_65j1u4-0y1J5J70S_7QoaSU2U6X+9254A5w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: WHAT Working Group Mailing List <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 8:32 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 3:28 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer
> <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
> > IMHO, the example that Philip provided in http://people.opera.com/~**
> > philipj/click.html <http://people.opera.com/~philipj/click.html> is not
> a
> > realistic example of something a JS dev would do.
>
> Um, why not?  Clicking on the video to play/pause is a useful
> behavior, which things like the Youtube player do.  Since <video>
> elements don't generally do this, it seems reasonable that an author
> could do pretty much exactly what Philip shows in his demo.
>

YouTube has their own controls for this, so Philip's example does not apply.

What I'm saying is that the idea that the JS developer controls pause/play
as well as exposes <video controls> is a far-fetched example.

Silvia.
Received on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:47:28 UTC

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