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FW: Attn UAAG friends (FW: Public feedback on HTML5 video)

From: Jim Allan <allanj@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 09:51:52 -0600
To: "'UAWG list'" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004b01ca8e1e$ffc16d30$ff444790$@edu>
Not sure this made it to our group.

-----Original Message-----
From: wai-xtech-request@w3.org [mailto:wai-xtech-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Laura Carlson
Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 6:52 AM
To: W3C WAI-XTECH; w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Cc: John Foliot; Silvia Pfeiffer
Subject: Re: Attn UAAG friends (FW: Public feedback on HTML5 video)

John Foliot wrote [1]:

> Not sure if anyone from UAAG is following this particular thread,

The full thread is on the HTML Working group list at:

> but this point might be of note/interest to you guys.

The excerpt is from Silvia Pfeiffer's December 30, 2009 message at:

> <snipped - in progress>
>>>> 2. it does not allow a user override of a page author's decision,
>>>> where the page author actually may not have all the information
>> (e.g.
>>>> that it's running on a mobile phone or on a low-bandwidth connection
>> -
>>>> as Laura's example states; or the opposite - that I want to
>> autobuffer
>>>> everything cause my bandwidth is unlimited)
>>> Since the spec allows the UA to ignore the autobuffer attribute, the
>> UA is
>>> allowed to have a user-settable pref for this, so I believe this is
>> already
>>> covered. Perhaps a note or something in the spec would help clarify
>> this
>>> though.
>> Yeah, I think a recommendation to user agents to have such a
>> preference would be good. I am aware that user preferences are not
>> part of the HTML5 specification, but it is a good recommendation to
>> make.
>> Cheers,
>> Silvia.

Best Regards,
 [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/wai-xtech/2009Dec/0040.html

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 5 January 2010 15:52:33 UTC

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