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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.

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

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