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Re: conflation of issues or convergence of interests?

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 14:11:06 +0100
Message-ID: <46AB406A.1050207@splintered.co.uk>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, public-html@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> If the new language requires a completely different architecture it is 
> unlikely to be adopted. Or maybe it is adopted, but the accessibility 
> features are not being put to use. I think it will be easier for 
> features to become adopted if they don't require a lot of rethinking, 
> but rather can be incrementally deployed. I think that's one of the 
> reasons it's important to look how authors are solving problems now.

Providing fallback inside the new proposed <video> and <audio> elements 
is no different from fallback inside <object>, so architecture-wise I 
see no difference.

Patrick H. Lauke
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