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[Bug 12425] User interface of temporal media fragment URI in @src of video element

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Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 13:12:57 +0000
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--- Comment #6 from RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr> 2011-04-07 13:12:56 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> Any UI expectations for media fragments that apply to <video>/<audio> should
> also apply to viewing the media file in its own tab, or indeed retrieving a
> media file from a URL using a non-browser UA -- right?  Why is the HTML spec
> the right place to put this sort of thing?
> I just opened the default movie player on Ubuntu and immediately found an "Open
> Location..." option that would let me view media from a URL.  The authors of
> that application presumably would have no reason to care about HTML or <video>,
> only about the semantics of media fragments.  Why should they have to look in
> the HTML spec to find out how they're expected to display URLs with media
> fragments?  This should be in the media fragment spec.

Aryeh, your use case is dealt with at
http://www.w3.org/TR/media-frags/#media-fragment-display (in the Media Fragment
spec). Don't you have the answer of your question there?

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