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[Bug 11327] media.canPlayType() should be generalized

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Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 03:57:12 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11327

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #5 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2010-12-31 03:57:12 UTC ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale:

Please file only one issue per bug.

I don't really understand the use cases for a generic canPlayType(). For
images, it's not particularly useful  you can just use PNG or JPEG, everyone
supports those. For fonts, just use TrueType, that works everywhere. For
schemes, just use HTTP or HTTPS. And so on. If there are specific concrete use
cases, please file a bug for each concrete use case, so that they can be
examined in detail individually.

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